Queen's Park, Bournemouth

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Queen's Park
Queen's Park, Longman's Bottom - geograph.org.uk - 798927.jpg
TypePublic park, Golf Course
LocationBournemouth, England
Coordinates50°44′25″N 1°50′39″W / 50.7403°N 1.8443°W / 50.7403; -1.8443Coordinates: 50°44′25″N 1°50′39″W / 50.7403°N 1.8443°W / 50.7403; -1.8443
Created1902
Operated byBournemouth Borough Council
StatusOpen year round

Queen's Park is one of the largest parks that is in Bournemouth, Dorset. It is home to Queen's Park Golf course.

History[edit]

The coronation of King Edward VII and his Queen, Alexandra of Denmark was scheduled to take place on 26 June 1902. to mark the occasion, Bournemouth Council agreed on 20 May 1902 to rename common No 59 as "King's Park" and common No 60 as "Queen's Park". The coronation was postponed until August when the King suffered an attack of appendicitis on 25 June.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Park" (PDF). QPAA. Retrieved 22 May 2015.