The Bandstand

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    Article, including photos and postcards featueing the bandstand. "range's cast iron bandstand, with an unusual zinc pagoda roof and ornamental ironwork, is Park Road Garden's central feature, surrounded by a small moat and seating. However, it didn't start off life here. It was originally built by Harold Porritt, a textile factory director from Lancashire in around 1901-1904 on the promenade next to his Tea Rooms. But ladies protested to the council about soot and hot cinders from passing steam trains ruining their dresses whilst they sat and listed to the music, so it was moved to Park Road Gardens when these were created in 1930.​ For many decades....."
  • Owner

    Grange-over-Sands Website
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 8 months ago
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