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Lister Park, Bradford

Type of open space: Park

Ward: Manningham

Metropolitan District: Bradford City Council

Metropolitan County: West Yorkshire

Country: England

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A public park laid out 1870-1904 on the site of gardens and a park relating to Manningham Hall probably of late 18th century or early 19th century date. Lister Park retains a wide range of late 19th century and early 20th century structures and features including a purpose-built art gallery.


  • Formal gardens
  • Mughal water gardens
  • Botanical gardens and geological trail with stream and waterfall
  • Oak Lane entrance gates
  • Prince's Gates (1904) (listed building)
  • Bowling Pavilion and greens
  • Tennis courts, bowling greens and basketball courts
  • Boating lake, ornamental waterfowl, boating pavilion, coffee shop and toilets
  • Junior and toddler play area
  • Samuel Cunliffe Lister statue
  • Sir Titus Salt Statue (listed building)
  • Bronze stag
  • Temporary sculptures
  • Cartwright Hall (listed building) with art gallery and toilets
  • Bandstand
  • Norman Arch (listed building)
  • Park lodge (listed building)
  • Oak Lane entrance toilets
  • Meteorological station
  • Fossil tree and geological fossil clock
  • Parking
  • Green Flag award
  • Britain's Best Park 2006
  • Wikipedia page

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