Inventory Site Record

Kenton Road Shrubbery

Kenton Road Shrubbery (Hackney)

Summary

Referred to as Kenton Road Shrubbery in 1898, this was a small enclosure at the junction of roads owned and maintained by Hackney Borough Council and preserved under the London Squares and Enclosures (Preservation) Act of 1906. It remains a small landscaped area with 5 London plane trees, raised beds on low walls with York stone paving with niches for seating, no longer there.

Basic Details
Previous / Other name:
Kenton Road Triangle
Site location:
Kenton Road/Queen Anne Road/Valentine Road
Postcode:
E9
Type of site:
Garden Square Public Gardens
Date(s):
C19th
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
None
Borough:
Hackney
Site ownership:
LB Hackney
Site management:
Open to public?
Yes
Opening times:
unrestricted
Special conditions:
Facilities:
Events:
Public transport:
London Overground: Homerton

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/08/2008
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Further Information
Grid ref:
TQ356845 (535654,184624)
Size in hectares:
0.0243
On EH National Register :
No
EH grade:
None
Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No
Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:
Yes

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No
In Conservation Area:
No
Tree Preservation Order:
No
Nature Conservation Area:
No
Green Belt:
No
Metropolitan Open Land:
No
Special Policy Area:
Other LA designation:
London Square
Fuller information

Sources consulted:

J J Sexby, The Municipal Parks, Gardens and Open Spaces of London (1898); Report of the Royal Commission on London Squares, 1928

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