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St Thomas Pleasure Gardens

District: 
Exeter
Parish: 
Exeter
Grid ref: 
SX 291 918
Map no: 
Landranger 192
Type of site: 
Public park
Description: 

 

St Thomas Pleasure Ground, was opened as 'St Thomas People's Park' on 30 March 1891 by the Chairman of the Local Board of Health. The four acre park has a variety of mature trees, a large play area and a seasonal paddling pool.  The shrubberies were improved in 2012  to offer seasonal interest and increase biodiversity.  The children's play facilities were upgrade in 2013, and this included an improved paddling pool.

St Thomas Pleasure Ground.
St Thomas Pleasure Ground.
Conservation Area: 
Yes
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 
No
Area of Great Landscape Value: 
No
Nature Conservation Zone: 
No
Coastal Preservation Area: 
No
National Park: 
No
Scheduled: 
No
Evidence: 
MapView plan, scale 1:2500 Getmapping aerial photograph 1:2500 Historic Maps c1880 scale 1:2500
Status: 
on Devon Gazetteer