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Denton Gardens, Worthing, West Sussex

Denton Gardens is a public ornamental gardens located just to the east of the Steyne Gardens Conservation Area in central Worthing.

From the Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest
'Presented by Alderman Denton in the early 1920s. Attractive example of a seaside pleasure garden with architecturally interesting seafront shelter and historic walls. Important setting for Warwick Buildings (listed grade II) and Worthing Rowing Club.' Read more »


Alderman Denton

Alderman James Gurney Denton, four times mayor and a freeman of Worthing, gifted the gardens to the people of Worthing in 1922.
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Denton Gardens offers a tranquil green space coupled with a peek into history with its sunken garden, traditional Sussex flint wall and the marvellous southern shelter.
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As we approach the centenary of Denton Garden’s opening, we, the beneficiaries of Alderman Denton’s gift, all have a duty to preserve it into the next century.
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Denton Gardens has often been used for events such as open air film nights and choir performances.
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