SD7933 : Padiham Memorial Park

near to Padiham, Lancashire, Great Britain

Padiham Memorial Park
Padiham Memorial Park
This shelter is in the upper section of the Padiham Memorial Park which is situated behind the War Memorial (SD7833 : War Memorial, Padiham Memorial Park ). The park covers 12 acres on two sites divided by the River Calder. The upper section is mainly formal, and has a rose garden, lawns and two memorials. The lower section has bowling greens, tennis courts, a skate park and Padiham's leisure centre.

The Memorial Park was officially opened in 1921 as a memorial to those from the town who gave their lives in the First World War (SD7933 : Plaque, Memorial Park).
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2012
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Thursday, 12 April, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 14 April, 2012
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People, Events  Park and Public Gardens  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7902 3377 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.9883N 2:19.2006W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7901 3379
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