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Our aim is to support and encourage restoration of the historic features of the gardens
© Worth Park Friends 2017
Worth Park Friends
Worth Park Pound Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, England Lottery funded with the help of Worth Park Friends    
The   Friends   and   Crawley   Borough   Council   have   been   working   together   since   June   2007   to secure Heritage Lottery Funding  for Worth Park. This   public   park   and   the   former   stable   block,   Ridley’s   Court,   are   all   that   remains   of   the former   country   estate   which   was   owned   by   a   branch   of   the   Montefiore   family.   After   the First   World   War,   Milton   Mount   College,    a   boarding   school   for   girls,   bought   the   Montefiore mansion   and   parts   of   the   landholdings.   The   school   relocated   in   1960   and   sold   the   site   to Crawley Borough Council. Main   features   of   the   park   are   Ridley’s   Court ,   containing   a   fully   refurbished   meeting   room and   interpretation   centre,   the   formal   gardens   with   the   Camellia   Walk    -   which   is   unique   in   its design   -,   the   large   Pulham    Fountain ,   an   Italianate   Terrace   (also   by   Pulham   and   Sons), Croquet lawns and a much loved lake area .
Irises   and   the   Pulham   Sundial   in   the   formal   gardens,   photo:   Tom   Howard-Jones 20th   May   2017,      The   Italian   Terrace   6th   April   2017,   photo:   Ingrid   Payne   -“Snake’s- head Fritillary Show” opposite Ridley’s Court, photo: Michael Good, 4th April 2017