Lennox Gardens

Local nameLennox Gardens
LocationCanberra, Australia

Lennox Gardens, a park in Canberra, Australia, lying on the south side of Lake Burley Griffin, close to Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and Albert Hall in the suburb of Yarralumla. Before the construction of Lake Burley Griffin a road ran through the present garden, this road being one of two main crossing points across the Molonglo River. The name of the road was Lennox Crossing from which the present garden takes its name. The northern segment of the road is still present on Acton peninsula. The garden was officially named in 1963. Lennox Crossing was named after David Lennox, an early bridge builder in NSW and Victoria.

The park in its current condition was established with the filling of Lake Burley Griffin in the 1960s; however the park's history is much older, as it was part of the original Royal Canberra Golf course which is now underneath the lake. The part of the golf course which had not been flooded was named Lennox Gardens.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lennox_Gardens

More information at ACT Government http://www.tams.act.gov.au/parks-recreation/parks_and_reserves/urban_parks/district_parks/lennox_gardens

Address Flynn Drive, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

Coordinates -35°17'53.866" N 149°7'17.777" E

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