St Leonards Gardens

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Summary[edit | edit source]

St. Leonards Gardens sit behind the Royal Victoria Hotel on the seafront, and was formerly known as 'Victoria Gardens'.[1] Originally laid out as a private garden for the Burton family, it was bought in 1879 by Hastings Borough Council for £9,000 (of which £2,000 was raised by public subscription).

Footnotes (including sources)[edit]

  1. Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 21 October 1922 p4