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Thornhill Crescent

Introduction

St Andrew's Church was built in 1852-54 on a site donated by George Thornhill and is surrounded by a public garden with flower beds, paths and trees around the perimeter. The need for the new church reflected the growth of the parish.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

The gardens are open from 8am - dusk.

Directions

London Overground: Caledonian Road & Barnsbury. Rail/Tube (Northern, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City; Circle, Victoria, Piccadilly):King's Cross. Bus: 17, 91, 259, 274, 153

Owners

LB Islington

History

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Barnsbury Square
Key Information

Type

Public Park

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

0.19

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust