Monument record MDR15229 - Hall Leys Park, Matlock

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Park was started in 1898 when the footpath land was bought by the district council and it created a riverside promenade. The rest of the fields were bought in 1908 and local architect John Nuttall was commissioned to design the park. Hall Leys Park was opened on June 23rd 1911 to celebrate the Coronation of George V. The public toilets were opened in 1912 and the pavillion was completed in 1913, along with two tennis courts and croquet facilities. The boating lake was added in 1935 and the miniature railway in 1948. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Derbyshire Evening Telegraph. 2005. 'Restored to its former splendour', Derbyshire Evening Telegraph, 23rd April, 2005.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2995 6004 (304m by 326m)
Civil Parish MATLOCK TOWN, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jul 22 2022 5:00PM

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