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John Barran's Drinking Fountain in Roundhay Park


Subject ID:
2011621_172292
Location:
Roundhay
Subject Year:
2005
Copyright:
Leslie Gould
Class number:
LEO 5429
John Barran
Description:
27th May 2005. View of John Barran's Drinking Fountain in Roundhay Park. John Barran M.P, a former Mayor of Leeds and a clothing manufacturer, presented this ornate drinking fountain to the people of Leeds in a ceremony held on 3rd of April 1882. In 1871 Barran had acquired Roundhay Park at auction and it was bought by the corporation for the benefit of Leeds people.

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