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Search Aspect (ROUNDHAY PARK )
Location - Leeds & District

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Park Lane, looking north-east (Shadwell)
Black & White image6th July 1948. View looking north-east along Park Lane. Metal railings and trees line the road on the right. The point where the car is seen is the entrance to Roundhay Park Golfclub house.
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A Path in The Gorge, Roundhay Park, postcard (Roundhay)
Black & White imagec1907. Postcard with a postmark of 7th November 1907 entitled 'A Path in The Gorge, Roundhay Park'. This is a wooded area at the northerly end of the park through which runs the Great Heads Beck.
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Aerial View, Roundhay Park, Fearnville Recreation Ground (Roundhay) (2 comments)
Black & White image17th September 1962 Towards the background of this view, Roundhay Park is visible. The tree-lined Prince's Avenue cuts through Soldiers Field and Waterloo Lake can be seen on the right edge. On the right of the bottom edge, Fearnville Recreation Ground is visible.
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Aerial View, Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park (Roundhay) (22 comments)
Black & White image1972 In the centre of this view, Waterloo Lake is visible with Roundhay Park stretching out behind. Wetherby Road runs across the foreground. Elmete Drive is visible in the bottom right hand corner.
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Arena, Roundhay Park (Roundhay)
Colour image28th April 2005. Image shows the arena in Roundhay Park, a hollow area which in the time of Thomas Nicholson in the early to mid nineteenth century, had originally been intended as a lake. A scheme carried out in 1894, using the labour of unemployed people, created a sporting arena here with cycle track. In more recent years it has been the venue for pop concerts attracting huge audiences. For instance, the Rolling Stones played here in 1982 in front of an audience od 120,000 and at the Love Parade in July 2000 there were 300,000 people. Other artists who have performed at the arena over the years are Bruce Springsteen, Genesis, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Simple Minds, U2 and Robbie Williams. In the background, right, is Hill 60 named in memory of those Leeds men who lost their lives in the First World War battles, near Hill 60, Ypres.
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Back Chantrell Street, showing the rear of properties in Chantrell Street (Richmond Hill) (1 comment)
Black & White image23rd July 1963. View of Back Chantrell Street, seen from the junction with Chantrell Place, foreground. These are the rear of red brick, through terraced houses fronting Chantrell Street. They are numbered, from left to right, 17 to number 1 Chantrell Street. On the right the end wall of number 1, which faces Chantrell Place, displays large advertising hoardings promoting Carnation Corn Caps and Wall's ice cream and advertises a day to meet the 'Soldiers of the 60s' on the 3rd - 6th August at Roundhay Park.
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Bandstand and Mansion, Roundhay Park, postcard (Roundhay)
Colour imagec1906. Colour-tinted postcard of Roundhay Park with a postmark of 29th November 1906. The Bandstand is seen towards the right, surrounded by a circle of benches. In the centre background, partially hidden by trees, is the Mansion, the former country house which had become a hotel and restaurant.
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Bandstand, Roundhay Park (Roundhay) (11 comments)
Black & White image1911 This bandstand, octagonal in shape, was situated between Middle Walk and the Carriage drive. It had a decorative, wrought iron spire above a cupola and dome. The bandstand was raised to give a good view to crowds, as seen here, who flocked to listen to the regular Sunday concerts. The raised construction allowed for deckchair storage beneath. It fell into a state of disrepair and was taken down in the early 1960s. Roundhay Park Mansion is visible in the background.
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Bandstand, Roundhay Park (Roundhay) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the bandstand in Roundhay Park situated between Middle Walk and Carriage Drive. It was raised to give a good view to the crowds. It fell into disrepair and was taken down in the early 1960s. Crowds can be seen on the far side of the bandstand with Roundhay Park Mansion in the background.
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Bandstand, Roundhay Park (Roundhay) (8 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Postcard view of the Bandstand in Roundhay Park.
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Bandstand, Roundhay Park, crowd (Roundhay) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. View of a crowd of people in front of the bandstand in Roundhay Park. People can be seen with rugs and deckchairs. The bandstand was taken down in the early 1960s.
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Barran's Fountain seen from Waterloo Lake (Roundhay)
Colour image18th March 2005. View from Waterloo Lake in Roundhay Park to Barran's Fountain, centre. The fountain was installed here in 1882, gifted to the people of Leeds by former Mayor John Barron M.P, a clothing manufacturer.
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Barran's Fountain, Roundhay Park (Roundhay) (3 comments)
Black & White image1908 A coloured postcard showing the fountain presented to the corporation by Sir John Barran M.P. in 1882. The drinking fountain is a classical rotunda. It is grade II listed and was, at the time of this representation surrounded by a circular path with rusticated metal seats arranged at intervals. The gardens comprised of ornamental island beds and colourful herbacious borders.
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Barran's Fountain, Roundhay Park, postcard (Roundhay)
Colour imagec1911. Colour-tinted postcard with a postmark of 11th January 1911 showing Barran's Fountain at Roundhay Park. The picture is wrongly identified as Canal Gardens on the postcard; in fact the fountain is situated between the Mansion and the Upper Lake. It was donated to the park by M.P. and former mayor of Leeds John Barran in 1882.
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Beckett Street, tram, no.77 (Burmantofts) (2 comments)
Black & White imagec1891. View of British Thomson-Houston tram car no. 77 on Beckett Street, showing a tramway with cross wire suspension. The tram is returning to the city centre from a journey to Roundhay Park. On the left is the junction with Granville Street, followed by a house numbered 79 Beckett Street surrounded by a wall and railings. Next to this is the junction with Brearley Street.
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Boar Lane, looking West, showing queue for Roundhay trams (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image29th May 1944. Looking west along Boar Lane showing crowds of people completely blocking the right-hand causeway as far back as we can see, queueing for trams to take them to Roundhay Park. The occasion was a Whit Monday Bank Holiday during the Second World War, which for many must have been a rare opportunity to get away for a day out and forget the troubles of wartime, heading for the baths, Waterloo Lake, or to watch the cricket, as other images on Leodis show. J. Jones, costumiers and furriers, is on the right, followed by Holy Trinity Church and C&A. This image was digitised as part of the ‘Future Prospects of Urban Parks’ project, conducted by the University of Leeds in partnership with Leeds City Council, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (grant number: AH/N001788/2).
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Boathouse and Pavilion, Waterloo Lake, postcard (Roundhay)
Black & White imagec1912. Postcard of Roundhay Park with a postmark of 29th February 1912 franked on the back. The view looks across Waterloo Lake to the boathouse and pavilion. Built in 1902, the boathouse included a dry dock and could accommodate up to 150 boats. Its roof was used as a promenade for looking out over the lake. The clock was a later addition. The boathouse would eventually be transformed into the Lakeside Cafe with a second storey being added in the 1980s.
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Boathouse, Roundhay Park, postcard (Roundhay)
Black & White imageUndated. Postcard view of Waterloo Lake at Roundhay Park showing the boathouse and landing stage on the right. People are climbing out of a rowing boat by the lake's edge.
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Boathouse, Roundhay Park, postcard (Roundhay) (6 comments)
Colour imagec1908. Colour-tinted postcard view of Roundhay Park showing Waterloo Lake with one of its two boathouses in the foreground. A large number of boats are lined up along the edge of the lake. The postcard is franked with the date 29th May 1908.
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Boathouse, Roundhay Park, postcard (Roundhay)
Black & White imagec1927. Postcard view showing boathouses by Waterloo Lake at Roundhay Park. Two boathouses can be seen, the older one in the centre and the newer one built in 1902 on the right. A large number of boats can be seen lined up at the edge of the lake. The postcard has a postmark of 31st August 1927 stamped on the back.
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