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Mina Road Park

Introduction

This is a municipal park which was laid out between 1884 and 1890. It is designed in a typical late-19th century style, with shrubberies, flower beds and a central grassed area.

Mina Road Park is laid out in a typical late-19th century style. There are shrubberies and flower beds surrounding a central grassed area. There are many mature trees in the park. A curious feature is the exotic cast-iron urinal in the south-east corner of the park.

The park is maintained by the Parks Department of Bristol City Council. The grass is cut regularly and the park is kept clean and tidy.

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History

The site at Mina Road Park was given to the City of Bristol Corporation in 1884. Additional ground was purchased in 1890. The site was laid out as a public park at a cost of £1,480.

Features & Designations

Designations

  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building

  • Reference: Decorative urinal
  • Grade: II

Features

  • Ironwork
  • Description: This feature is a late-19th century urinal. It is an elaborate cast-iron structure with a filigree dome.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Stream
  • Ornamental Bridge
Key Information

Type

Public Park

Purpose

Urban Park

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Survival

Extant

Hectares

2

Open to the public

Yes

References