Stoneyfields Park

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Stoneyfields Park is a three hectare public park in Edgware in the London Borough of Barnet.[1]

The park is a mainly grassland area with a small wood, hedgerows and two play areas. Deans Brook, which crosses the park, has been dammed to create an ornamental lake. The lake has a fringe of vegetation dominated by great and lesser reedmace. Coots, moorhens and mallards breed on the lake, and it also supports amphibians and dragonflies.[2]

The woodland of oak and hazel is clearly old, as are some of the hedges, and there are plants indicative of ancient woodland, such as wood-sedge. Parts of the grassland are herb rich, with wild flowers such as cuckooflower.[2]

There is access to the park from Edgware Way, Fairmead Crescent and Riverdene.

Stoneyfields Park and Deans Brook are a Site of Borough Importance for Nature Conservation, Grade II.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stoneyfields Park, London Gardens Online
  2. ^ a b c "Dean's Brook and Stoneyfields Park". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2006. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "iGiGL – helping you find London’s parks and wildlife sites". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2006. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Hewlett, Janet (1997). Nature Conservation in Barnet. London Ecology Unit. ISBN 1 871045 27 4. 

Coordinates: 51°37′29″N 0°15′46″W / 51.6247°N 0.2629°W / 51.6247; -0.2629