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Christchurch Gardens 51.498391039960794, -0.1334238052368164 Small, formal London Square set back from busy Victoria Street, containing a lawn and mature London Plane trees. statues-monuments-and-fountains,former-church-yard, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/christchurch-gardens-4425.jpg
Drury Lane Gardens 51.514231095826055, -0.12009859085083008 Drury Lane Gardens is an attractive small park located in the heart of London’s Theatre land. playground,quiet-space,sports-facilities,park-keeper,former-church-yard,toilets, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/Druty-Lane-Playground-04.jpg
Garden of Rest Marylebone 51.52205493261561, -0.15158772468566895 A small pocket park set back from Marylebone High Street and adjacent to Marylebone Church, containing grave stones and memorials, including one to John Wesley. quiet-space,statues-monuments-and-fountains,former-church-yard, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/garden-of-rest-4507.jpg
Inigo Jones Garden 51.51173391474148, -0.12372493743896484 A surprising oasis tucked behind Covent Garden, this is a very pleasant space to escape from the crowds of the various near by tourist attractions and shopping streets. quiet-space,statues-monuments-and-fountains,former-church-yard, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/inigo-jones-garden-03.JPG
Mount Street Gardens 51.509440037647465, -0.149688720703125 This is an attractive London open space in the heart of Mayfair. It is hidden behind houses/large mansion blocks and 2 Churches in the midst of a quiet residential area. events,quiet-space,statues-monuments-and-fountains,green-flag-winner,park-keeper,former-church-yard, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/mount-street-4651.jpg
Paddington Street Gardens (North) 51.520974136156376, -0.1544952392578125 This is a small local park and closed churchyard just behind Marylebone High Street. events,statues-monuments-and-fountains,green-flag-winner,park-keeper,former-church-yard, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/paddington-st-gardens-nth-21.jpg
Paddington Street Gardens South 51.51977871030288, -0.1535940170288086 This leafy and popular park, set behind Marylebone High Street, is a closed churchyard and still contains various old memorials. events,quiet-space,statues-monuments-and-fountains,green-flag-winner,park-keeper,former-church-yard,toilets, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/paddington-st-gardens-sth-02.JPG
St Anne's Churchyard 51.51268517442651, -0.13192176818847656 This is a small local park on the site of an old burial ground with a Grade II* listed church tower as the main focus. events,quiet-space,statues-monuments-and-fountains,green-flag-winner,park-keeper,former-church-yard,toilets, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/st-annes-4722.jpg
St John's Gardens Horseferry Road 51.49486300627864, -0.12664318084716797 This is an attractive London Square with access from Horseferry Road and stepped access from Page Street. events,quiet-space,statues-monuments-and-fountains,green-flag-winner,former-church-yard, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/st-john-horseferry-road-4394.jpg
St John's Wood Church Grounds 51.53101207261011, -0.1693868637084961 Located north of Regents Park and parallel with Lords Cricket Ground this large, attractive former church ground still contains various gravestones and memorials. playground,events,wildlife-area,quiet-space,statues-monuments-and-fountains,green-flag-winner,park-keeper,former-church-yard,toilets, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/st-johns-wood-church-grounds-046.jpg
St Mary's Church Grounds 51.520198403442265, -0.17400026321411133 These Church grounds surround St Mary's Church. The church is a listed building which sits in the middle of the space, with a tarmac path skirting around the small church, and grass areas interspersed with gravestones and mausoleums. statues-monuments-and-fountains,park-keeper,former-church-yard, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/02050010.JPG
St Mary's Churchyard 51.52139626626128, -0.17592072486877441 This is a large open space which is part of the former Churchyard of St Mary’s Church, separated from the Church and Church Grounds by the pedestrian path, Church Walk. playground,wildlife-area,quiet-space,statues-monuments-and-fountains,park-keeper,former-church-yard, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/RIMG0144.JPG
St Marylebone Parish Church Grounds 51.52255270908845, -0.15161991119384766 This London Square is a cobbled circular sweeping driveway from Marylebone High Street up to the side entrance of the adjacent Church, which is the focus of the space. statues-monuments-and-fountains,former-church-yard, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/st-marylebone-church-grds-01.JPG
Mimosa 51.5228953859968, -0.14786481857299805 Acacia dealbata Park Crescent Mews West http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// Planted about 20 years ago, and now a focal point in the Mews. Particularly spectacular in early spring when it is laden with fragrant sulphur-yellow flowers http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/Mimosa_99783_D14_A.jpg
Three London Planes 51.502311499081884, -0.1504826545715332 platanus x hispanica Hyde Park Corner Hyde Park Corner, SW1 W2 2UH events,cycling,statues-monuments-and-fountains, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks/hyde-park-corner/ An informal grouping of mature trees set against the backdrop of Wellington Arch. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/assets/ui/no-image-standard.jpg
Sycamore 51.529077816040754, -0.21575689315795898 Acer pseudoplatanus St John’s Church, Kilburn Lane W10 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// Beautiful tree situated within the grounds of the churchyard. Stunning display of yellow flowers early spring and vibrant autumn colour. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/assets/ui/no-image-standard.jpg
Seven upright False Acacia 51.487556263127246, -0.13951778411865234 Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Fastigiata' Churchill Gardens Estate, Lupus Street, SW1 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// An unusual and rare species, ideally grouped for visual effect. Produces clusters of scented white flowers in summertime. Situated between Langdale and Gifford Houses. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/assets/ui/no-image-standard.jpg
Manna Ash 51.50886265501692, -0.1206350326538086 Fraxinus ornus Victoria Embankment Gardens, SW1 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// A tall tree with sinuous limbs, adjacent to the café. View from lawn area. Noted for its scented, dense panicles of white flowers in late spring. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T14-Manna-Ash.jpg
Swamp Cypress 51.53844798353072, -0.17681121826171875 Taxodium distichum George Eliot School, Marlborough Hill NW8 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// A coniferous tree displaying stunning autumn colour. View from Finchley Road approx. 100 yards south of junction with Boundary Road NW8. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T13-Swamp-Cypress.jpg
White Mulberry 51.498310890771144, -0.12549519538879395 Morus alba Abbey Garden, Great College Street, SW1 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// A gem – a rare specimen (food of the silkworm). Can be viewed from within the Abbey grounds. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T12-Mulberry.jpg
Pear 51.53297561287748, -0.18732547760009766 Pyrus species Corner of Maida Vale and Carlton Hill, W9 – south side http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// Spectacular at blossom time (April) when heavily laden with white flowers - a rare and unusually-shape tree. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T11-Pear.jpg
The Lucombe Oak 51.53332266079877, -0.17560958862304688 Quercus x hispanica ‘Lucombeana’ St John & St Elizabeth Hospital, Grove End Road, NW8 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// Magnificent evergreen oak, rare for central London. View from Grove End Road. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T10-Lucombe-Oak.jpg
The Indian Horse Chestnut 51.51340316860357, -0.1709747314453125 Aesculus indica Sussex Place, W2 (corners of Sussex Place, Gloucester Square and Strathearn Place) http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// An uncommon tree and a feature at this busy junction especially when in flower. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T9-The-Indian-Horse-Chestnut.jpg
The Huntingdon Elm Tree 51.522242517330305, -0.1516413688659668 Ulmus x hollandica Marylebone High Street, W1 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// Rare example of a mature Elm in central London. View from Marylebone High Street, adjacent to the Garden of Rest. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T8-Huntington-Elm.jpg
The Indian Bean Tree 51.509156466648534, -0.13576269149780273 Catalpa bignonioides St James’s Church, Piccadilly, W1 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// Mature tree of considerable character, producing exotic flowers in midsummer and retaining pendulous green seed pods into winter. Planted in 1923 within the churchyard adjacent to Sir Christopher Wren’s fine church. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T7-Indian-Bean.jpg
The Oriental Planes 51.53557840779458, -0.1549243927001953 Platanus orientalis Regents Park Zoological Gardens, Regents Park, NW1 playground,cafe,events,wildlife-area,quiet-space,cycling,statues-monuments-and-fountains,sports-facilities,green-flag-winner,park-keeper,toilets, http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks/regents-park/ Two impressive Oriental Planes, adjacent to the Parrot House within the grounds of London Zoo, characterised by mottled bark, deeply cut leaves and graceful habit. One of the parents of the ubiquitous hybrid London Plane. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T6-London-Zoo-Plane.jpg
The London Plane 51.50890272035099, -0.15340089797973633 Platanus x hispanica Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, W1 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// Landmark tree, known locally as the Dorchester Plane, planted circa 1931. A feature when lit at night-time. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T5-London-Plane-Dorchester.jpg
The Tulip Tree 51.532535125167115, -0.18299102783203125 Liriodendron tulipifera Violet Hill Gardens, Violet Hill, St John’s Wood, NW8 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// Stately tree, with erect yellow-green, tulip-like flowers and curiously-shaped leaves, providing shade to visitors to the gardens and outstanding autumn colour. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T4-Tulip.jpg
The Turkey Oak 51.51067891475624, -0.15659809112548828 Quercus cerris Park Lane Central Reservation, W1(Island 2) - by Upper Brook Street http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// A tree with character, displaying sinuous limbs and fissured bark. Best viewed from Park Lane pavement adjacent to Hyde Park or adjacent to Upper Brook Street, W1. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T3-Turkey-Oak.jpg
The Honey Locust 51.53604556035942, -0.17058849334716797 Gleditsia triacanthos 19 Acacia Road, NW8 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// Mature specimen, unusual for central London. Located south side of Acacia Road between Woronzow Road and Ordnance Hill http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T2-Honey-Locust.jpg
The Maidenhair Tree 51.495038011813065, -0.12690067291259766 Ginkgo biloba St John's Gardens, Horseferry Road SW1 http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/parks// A species from the age of the Dinosaurs. Spectacular feature of the gardens in late autumn as distinguished foliage, resembling maidenhair fern, turns butter-yellow. http://myparks.westminster.gov.uk/image/2/290/195/5/images/T1-Maidenhair.jpg
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P,Playground A,Green flag winner PA,Park keeper CH,Former church yard T,Toilets SQ,London Square W,Wildlife area Q,Quiet space C,Cafe CY,Cycling M,Statues, monuments and fountains S,Sports facilities E,Events