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Snaresbrook Memorial Gardens Redbridge
   
Summary: The late C18th Snaresbrook House can be seen beyond its early C19th gate piers on the Woodford Road entrance, and its early C19th White Lodge is visible from Snaresbrook Road. A small rectangular Memorial Garden was created on part of the grounds, and a plaque erected by The Royal British Legion commemorates the opening of the garden by Cllr Richard Hoskins, JP, Mayor of Redbridge on 21 May 1997, sponsored by Weston Homes plc. Within the garden is Snaresbrook War Memorial and planting consists of trees, shrubs and a number of circular flower beds, gravel paths and a birdbath on fluted column, with iron railings and gate to Snaresbrook Road.
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Site location: Snaresbrook Road, South Woodford
Postcode: E18 2EL > Google Map
Type of site: Private Garden
Date(s): late C18th; C20th
Designer(s):
Listed structures: LBII: White Lodge, Snaresbrook House
Borough: Redbridge
Site ownership: LB Redbridge, leased to Weston Homes plc
Site management: Weston Homes plc
Open to public? Partially
Opening times: Memorial Garden only
Special conditions:
Facilities:
Events:
Public transport: Tube: Snaresbrook (Central). Bus: W12, W14
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/12/2006
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news.

Fuller information:

The Memorial Garden is pleasant, particularly due to its proximity to Eagle Pond and view of Snaresbrook Crown Court (q.v.). Snaresbrook House and grounds are now privately owned and not publicly accessible, although part of the garden can be viewed from the Memorial Garden through the iron railings that separate the public garden from the main garden beyond.

Sources consulted:

Woodford Then and Now; LB Redbridge, Snaresbrook Conservation Area Enhancement Scheme, adopted 1993
Grid ref: TQ399891
Size in hectares:
   
On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
No
 
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: Yes
Conservation Area name: Snaresbrook
Tree Preservation Order: No
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: No
Metropolitan Open Land: No
Special Policy Area: No
Other LA designation:
   

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