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Search Aspect ( Bridge Avenue )
Location - Leeds & District

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River Wharfe and Wharfemeadows, from bridge (Otley)
Black & White imagec1955. View of Wharfemeadows Park from Otley Bridge, showing the River Wharfe, with boats moored at the edge, on the right and the houses of Bridge Avenue on the left. Wharfemeadows Park was laid out in 1924 after Major F.H. Fawkes of Farnley Hall had donated 14 acres of land to the district council for recreational purposes. The council purchased additional land up to the bridge from various owners to complete the park.
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River Wharfe from the Bridge (Otley)
Colour image2009. Summer-time view of the River Wharfe taken from the bridge at Otley. The flowerbeds in Wharfemeadows Park are in full bloom. The stone terraced houses in the background are addressed as Bridge Avenue.
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River Wharfe, Bridge Avenue and Wharfemeadows Park (Otley)
Colour imageOctober 2003 An autumnal view of the River Wharfe at Otley, showing terraced houses in Bridge Avenue on the left. Benches are sited overlooking the river in Wharfemeadows Park. The park was laid out in 1924 and 14 acres of the land was aquired from Major F.H. Fawkes in 1923.
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River Wharfe, Bridge Avenue and Wharfemeadows Park (Otley)
Colour imageOctober 2003 View of the River Wharfe showing Wharfemeadows Park and terraced houses in Bridge Avenue at the rear. Before these houses were built (about 1899) the site was nicknamed 'Klondyke' after the gold rush in Alaska near the Yukon River in 1898. This was because prospective buyers could stake their claim to a plot of land previously owned by Doctor Williamson of Romagna House, Boroughgate. The houses here were built by contractor, Tom Maston.
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River Wharfe, flooding (Otley) (1 comment)
Colour image3rd January 1982. View of the River WHarfe looking towards Bridge Avenue during one of the worst floods in Otley for many years. The river burst its banks and flooded much of Wharfemeadows Park as can be seen here.
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