Oak Hill Park 5235

Accrington, England, Lancashire, Hyndburn

Brief Description

Oak Hill Park is well-known for its rockeries. There is also a War Memorial located in the park.

History

Oak Hill Park was established in 1815 by Francis Webster. Work began to convert the site into a public park in July 1892. In 1893, Oak Hill mansion house became a museum. After World War 1, a War Memorial was established in the Park. By 1996, the house had been converted into a home for the elderly.

Features
  • War Memorial
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  • Rockery
  • Description: There is a Japanese rockery with water feature.
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  • Mansion House (featured building)
  • Description: The mansion has been restored.
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  • Bowling Green
  • Description: There are two bowling greens.
  • Pond
  • Description: Duck pond.
  • Fountain
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  • Bandstand
  • Description: The bandstand is due to be re-built following vandalism.
  • Pavilion
  • Description: Tennis pavilion.
Pagoda, Bowling Green Pavilion
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Contributors

  • E. Bennis and J. Dyke