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Historic parks and gardens

Find out about parks and gardens of historical interest in the London Borough of Merton.​

​Parks and gardens register

Historic parks and gardens contribute to the setting of listed buildings and are valued for their horticultural interest or association with a notable person or event. Historic England maintains a register of historic parks and gardens. We don’t impose additional planning controls on registered parks and gardens but we’re required to protect their historic environment. There are four parks and gardens in Merton on the register:

For further information on the parks and gardens register see Registered Parks and Gardens on Historic England’s website.

London inventory of historic green spaces

A further 46 parks, gardens, cemeteries, and other green spaces within Merton are included in the London Inventory of Historic Green Spaces compiled by the London Parks &​ Gardens Trust.

London Parks and Gardens Trust website