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War Memorial Garden, Kingston (also known as Memorial Gardens, The Gardens for the Blind)

Introduction

Kingston's annual Remembrance Day service takes place in the War Memorial Gardens. Features include a listed war memorial in a striking pose.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts
History

Period

  • 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
  • Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Kingston Old Town

Features

  • War Memorial
  • Description: The memorial is of a bronze figure of a man, with a sword in one hand and a torch in the other, trampling a serpent underfoot and sheltering two children behind him.
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Commemorative

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Period

20th Century (1901 to 1932)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

0.28

Open to the public

Yes