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Thorn Park

District: 
Plymouth
Parish: 
Plymouth
Grid ref: 
SX 248 564
Map no: 
Landranger 201
Type of site: 
Urban park
Description: 

Thorn Park (1893) boasts a late Victorian ovoid cast-iron urinal with decorative panels by Macfarlane of Glasgow, hidden in an attractive shrubbery.  The lodge, which also marks the entrance to Mutley Park, is now leased by the City Council to the Park Pharmacy Trust, which has created a medicinal garden.

Conservation Area: 
No
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
References: 
Cherry & Pevsner: The Buildings of England – Devon, 1989: 670 S Pugsley: Devon Gardens – An Historical Survey, 1994: 152
Status: 
on Devon Gazetteer