Worthington Park (also known as Sale Park)6496

Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, Greater Manchester

Brief Description

Worthington Park is a public park developed on land given by Mrs Mary Worthington in 1900 and originally called Sale Park. The site is irregular in shape and surrounded by housing. The park was originally planted with holly, aucubas and rhododendrons purchased from the Sale Botanical Gardens which were at that time about to close down. There is a bust of Dr James Prescott Joule in the park. The park was renamed in 1950.

Visitor Facilities

This is a municipal site for general public use. Please see: http://www.trafford.gov.uk/cme/live/cme1799.htm
Features
  • Bust
  • Description: There is a bust of Dr James Prescott Joule in the park.
Bandstand, Bowling Green
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

This is a municipal site for general public use. Please see: http://www.trafford.gov.uk/cme/live/cme1799.htm
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

References

Contributors

  • Cheshire Gardens Trust

  • Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit