leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Results Found (2), Result Page (1 of 1)
Search Aspect ( Brooklands Crescent )
Location - Leeds & District

[1]
Lynchets in a field looking towards Foundry Lane (Killingbeck)
Colour imageUndated. Image shows the remains of early farming in the form of raised mounds of earth called lynchets. The lynchets are thought to date from at least the Medieval period. The view is looking towards Foundry Lane where high rise blocks of flats are visible. In the centre is Parkway Towers in Brooklands Crescent and, at the right edge, Parkway Court in Foundry Lane. Image courtesy of John Garnett.
[internal reference; 20091116_169790:LEO 4656]
[2]
Lynchets in fields (Killingbeck)
Colour imageUndated. View of lynchets in fields looking towards blocks of high rise flats. The area is noted for the lynchets, which are raised banks of earth, and evidence of early farming from at least the medieval period. In the background, left is Parkway Towers in Brooklands Crescent, a 17 storey residential block with 99 flats dating from 1967. In the centre are two more high rise blocks, Parkway Court, left, and Parkway Grange, right. These are located in Foundry Lane and were built in 1967 on 15 storeys housing 87 residential flats each. Image courtesy of John Garnett.
[internal reference; 20091116_169785:LEO 4651]