Mansfield Park 7920

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The park is entered at the brow of Mansfield Hill through ornamental iron gates, the design incorporating the park's name and two leaping deer. It opens onto a small area of lawns with bedding displays in square, lozenge-shaped and circular island beds. A central path leads to the rolling hillside beyond. The park has fine views across William Girling Reservoir.

History

Where Mansfield Park is situated used to be communal grazing and hay-cropping land, the name Mansfield deriving from an Anglo-Saxon word meaning land held in common.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 9am - half hour before sunset.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 9am - half hour before sunset.

Directions

Tube: Walthamstow Central (Victoria). Rail: Walthamstow Central; Chingford then bus. Bus: 97, 215
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust