Sussex Gardens Open Space (also known as Sussex Gardens Triangle)9109

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The garden has notable London plane trees; a central bed may coincide with a circular feature shown on the 1872 OS map. New landscaping includes box-edged beds and wooden frames for climbing plants.

History

Sussex Gardens Open Space is a triangular garden at the western end of Sussex Gardens, functioning as a setting to St James's Church, which was built in 1841-43. The land was part of the Ecclesiastical Commissioner's Paddington Estate. The garden was originally private, for the use of occupiers of certain adjoining houses, and managed by a Committee of occupiers.

Visitor Facilities

The gardens are open from 8am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The gardens are open from 8am - dusk.

Directions

Tube: Paddington (Circle, District, Hammersmith & City, Bakerloo), Lancaster Gate (Central)
History

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)