Caldecott Public Park
Park established 1904 with with walks, bandstand, spinney, formal bedding on site of pool, mature trees, rock garden.Recommended for inclusion in Local List. Also recommended Listed Building Status for gatepiers and wrought-iron gates.
1 2 Caldecott Park, Rugby.
Land acquired in 1904. Park established in 1904 on land formerly belonging to Rugby Lodge. House demoisehd c. 1910. The site was extended northwards to provide tennis courts and bowling green before 1925.
Lovie reports that site well-maintained with formal bedding on site of pool, mature trees, shrubberies and paths. Much good early 20th century planting survives. Rock garden constructed c. 1994, sensory garden and laburnum avenue added. Bandstand remains in good condition.
Stone gate piers and wrought-iron gates, which for the principal entrance to the Park, came from the carriage court of Dunchurch Lodge in 1950 and were donated to the town. Lovie recommends them for Listed Building Status.