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Durnsford Recreation Ground Merton
Summary: Durnsford Park was provided in the early C20th and is open grassland with a perimeter path; trees include mature willow in the east. It is surrounded by housing and a school, and has clumps of shrubs and new tree planting.
Previous / Other name:
Site location: Lucien Road/Wellington Road
Postcode: SW19 8EY > Google Map
Type of site: Public Park
Date(s): early C20th
Listed structures:
Borough: Merton
Site ownership: LB Merton
Site management: Leisure and Culture Services
Open to public? Yes
Opening times: 8am (weekdays)/9am (weekends/Bank Hols) - dusk
Special conditions:
Facilities: Play area, kickabout area, climbing boulders
Public transport: Rail: Earlsfield. Tube: Wimbledon Park (District). Bus: 156.
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/06/2011
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news.

Fuller information:

Pending further research

Sources consulted:

Grid ref: TQ254724
Size in hectares: 3.71
On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
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:
In Conservation Area: No
Conservation Area name:
Tree Preservation Order: No
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: No
Metropolitan Open Land: No
Special Policy Area: No
Other LA designation: Public Open Space. Green Corridor

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