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Carlisle Park Richmond
   
Summary: Carlisle Park is named after George James, 9th Earl of Carlisle, who was a keen artist. Bounded by hedging to the surrounding housing, with perimeter trees and path, the park contains some seats and shrubberies but is largely used for sports. The central area consists of a cricket / sports fields, and there is also a bowling green and tennis courts. A small mid C20th pavilion with clock tower is surrounded by flowerbeds. The main entrance on Wensleydale Road has brick stone-capped gate piers with ornamental gates, and a drive flanked by flower beds leads to a car park; flower beds also flank the path leading to the entrance on Carlisle Road.
Previous / Other name:
Site location: Wensleydale Road/Carlisle Road, Hampton
Postcode: TW12 2LU > Google Map
Type of site: Public Park
Date(s): ?1930s/40s
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
Borough: Richmond
Site ownership: LB Richmond
Site management: Environment Planning & Review, Parks and Open Spaces
Open to public? Yes
Opening times: Mon - Sat: 7.30am - dusk/Sun & Bank Hols: 9am - dusk
Special conditions:
Facilities: Tennis, football pitches, cricket pitch, bowling green, play areas.
Events:
Public transport: Rail: Hampton. Bus: R70.
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/11/2010
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.richmond.gov.uk/parks_and_open_spaces

Fuller information:

Sources consulted:

LB Richmond Parks booklet
Grid ref: TQ136703
Size in hectares: 4.79
   
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: 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: Open Land of Townscape Importance
   

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