Oval grass enclosed by low holly hedge and lime trees around edge of site. Designed urban space and setting for surrounding mid and late 19th century villas and houses. Recommended for inclusion on Local List by Lovie.
1 2 Horton Crescent, Rugby.
Lovie reports an oval of grass where roads converge from the W and N. Grass enclosed by low holly hedge. Regular planting of lime around edge of site. Site originally had more conifers. Central space within the crescent laid out with perimeter planting of trees, three circular areas of lawn separated by walks, and a number of specimen trees and shrubs.
Horton Cresent – known as Duke’s Oval c. 1887 – forms a designed urban space and setting for the surrounding mid and late 19th century villas and houses.
Lovie comments that the site remained in good condition at the time of his survey (1996/7).