Bury Lodge Gardens is on the site previously occupied by Bury Lodge, which may originally have been a timber-framed house dating from late medieval or early Tudor times. The house appears to have been linked to Salisbury House next door, probably towards the end of the 16th century. Salisbury House is still in use as a Community Centre. Bury Lodge, which was demolished in the 1930's. The layout of the gardens and award-winning rose beds, as established by Enfield Council in the 1930's, has been preserved and in the grounds can be seen the original millstone, and the outdoor chessboard which is constructed from kitchen tiles both salvaged from the house. The main feature of the park is the 33 rose beds, plus a long border and other smaller flower beds, and a lily pond. There is also a large field, a walled garden which is particularly wildlife-friendly, and a very popular children's play area with a large sandpit, water feature, slide, swings,etc.
The organisation with legal responsibility for Bury Lodge Gardens is London Borough of Enfield.
Bury Lodge Gardens is managed and maintained by London Borough of Enfield
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