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The Castle, Roundhay Park


Subject ID:
2011621_172268
Location:
Roundhay
Subject Year:
2006
Copyright:
Leslie Gould
Class number:
LEO 5405
The Castle, Roundhay Park
Description:
6th June 2006. Image shows the 'Castle' situated at the head of Waterloo Lake in Roundhay Park, a folly built for the Nicholson family in 1821, by master builder, George Nettleton. The folly served as a summerhouse and originally had a wooden roof. The Nicholson girls came here to sew and shooting parties on the estate used the upper room as a luncheon venue.

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