Sunny Hill Park
Sunny Hill Park is in Hendon, in the London Borough of Barnet. It is a large hilly park, 22 hectares, mainly grassed, which has extensive views to the north and the west. Together with the neighbouring Hendon Churchyard, it is a Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation.
The site was formerly Sunnyhill Fields, and was owned by Church Farmhouse, now the adjoining Church Farmhouse Museum. In 1921 Hendon Council purchased 16 acres for a park, which opened in 1922, and in 1929 it was enlarged when further land was acquired. An area with scattered trees in the south-east corner was formerly part of St Mary's Churchyard, an important archaeological site with evidence of Roman and Anglo-Saxon occupation. The park still has hedgerows showing former field boundaries and mature trees.
It has a cafe, a playground, tennis courts and football pitches.
There is access from Church End, Sunny Hill, Watford Way, Great North Way, Sunny Gardens Road, Sunningfields Crescent and Church Terrace.
- Mill Hill East Environmental Statement
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- Sunny Hill Park, London Gardens Online
- Roman Hendon - Another Piece of the Jigsaw, Hendon & District Archaeological Society