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Dumbarton Court Gardens Lambeth

Summary

Dumbarton Court was built in 1936-39 for a property developer by W Vernon Coupland; the lease was purchased by Lambeth Borough Council in 1959. The planting consists of a small grassed area with trees and seating in front of block of flats to Brixton Hill.

Basic Details

Site location:
Brixton Hill/New Park Road

Postcode:
SW2 ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Housing/Estate Landscaping

Date(s):
1936-39

Designer(s):
W Vernon Coupland

Listed structures:
None

Borough:
Lambeth

Site ownership:
LB Lambeth

Site management:
Environment Directorate, Parks and Greenspaces Unit (Team Lambeth)

Open to public?
Yes

Opening times:
unrestricted

Special conditions:

Facilities:

Events:

Public transport:
Tube/Rail: Brixton (Victoria) then bus.

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/03/2003
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.lambeth.gov.uk

Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ304739

Size in hectares:
0.1

Green Flag:
No

On EH National Register :
No

EH grade:
None

Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
No

Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No

Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:
No

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No

In Conservation Area:
Yes

Conservation Area name:
Rush Common and Brixton Hill

Tree Preservation Order:
No

Nature Conservation Area:
No

Green Belt:
No

Metropolitan Open Land:
No

Special Policy Area:
No

Other LA designation:
Open Space

Fuller information

Pending further research.

Sources consulted:

Marie Draper 'Lambeth's Open Spaces, An historical account', LB Lambeth 1979

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