Pump Room gardens, Leamington Spa

Description of this historic site

First public open space in Leamington (1814). Walks, lawn and tree/shrubbery planting. Recommended for addition to Register by Lovie. Recommended Listed Building Status for cast-rion arches by Lovie.

Notes about this historic site

1 2 Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa.
Lovie reports an area of sunken lawn with walks, tree/shrubbery and walks and was the first public open space in Leamington (1814) formed as a setting for the Pump Rooms.
Garden originally smaller but extended to present area by 1850
He states that it survives well at the time of his report (1996/7). He reports that the bandstand has been lost but Linden walk, round the boundary survives with cast iron arches. Lovie states that these arches are unusual and may have been associate with illuminations of the gardens.
Lovie says that the gardens create an appropriate setting for several Listed Buildings. The site shows continuity of use with importan tfeatures surviving from all periods of its development.

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