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Location - Leeds & District

Middleton Park Boating Lake, Middleton Park (Middleton) (2 comments)
Colour image2005. View of the boating lake in Middleton Park. For many centuries the park was part of the rural estates of the local gentry, including the notable Brandling family. In 1920 the Thomas Wade Charity purchased the estate and then, for a peppercorn rent of £1 per annum, leased it the Council for 999 years
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Thorner Fish Pond (Thorner) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Early twentieth century image showing a body of water surrounded by a pathway and seating, entitled @Boating Lake'. On the right is a one storey brick out building possibly toilets or some sort of pavillion. It is thought to be Thorner fish pond, situated on the footpath from Wetherby Road which crosses over the fields to Thorner village. It was formed by damming Scarcroft Beck and had a sluice gate that provided a head of water to Scarcroft Mill. Evidence of this can still be seen today. Nowadays, however, the area is overgrown but can still be walked around.
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