Roker Park - List entry

  • Description

    "By the late C19, Roker Dene had become one of the few green spaces available in Sunderland for recreation. The land for the park was presented to the town jointly by the Hedworth Williamson family and the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, in the hope that such a facility would help upgrade the surrounding area, and a condition of the gift was that a road bridge was built spanning the valley, providing access to the land and enabling the expansion of quality housing in Roker...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1001325
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 6 months ago
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