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Search Aspect ( Parkway Court )
Location - Leeds & District

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Coldcotes Drive, looking north-east (Gipton) (4 comments)
Colour imageUndated. View of Coldcotes Drive looking in a north-easterly direction. To the right are the Coldcotes Circus shops, some which appear to be empty. In the background are blocks of high-rise flats; nearest the camera are Pembroke Towers, centre, and Pembroke Grange, right, situated on Wykebeck Valley Road. Further back are Parkway Court, left, and Parkway Grange (mostly hidden behind Pembroke Towers). The maisonettes of Neath Gardens are between the two sets of flats. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Howden.
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Killingbeck fields with tower blocks in the background (Killingbeck)
Colour imageUndated. View of Killingbeck fields with tower blocks in the background. On the left is Parkway Court and at the right edge is Parkway Grange. These two residential blocks were built to a height of 44 metres on 15 storeys in 1967. Image courtesy of John Garnett.
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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.
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Lynchets in the winter-time, looking towards tower blocks in Foundry Lane (Killingbeck)
Colour imageUndated. Image shows a heavy frost covering the lynchets in this wintry scene. Lynchets, seen in the background, right, are a series of raised mounds of earth caused by sustained ploughing of a slope over many years. It is thought that this evidence of early farming dates back to at least medieval times. According to the Yorkshire Hundred Rolls of 1274-1275, an investigation carried out during the reign of Edward I, farmland in this locality was owned by the Knights Templar of Newsam. It had been gifted to them by William de Somervil and Walter de Kelingbec. In the background two tower blocks are visible in Foundry Lane. Partially seen at the left edge is Parkway Court and then Parkway Grange. These blocks of flats were built in 1967 to a height of 44 metres on 15 floors, each housing 87 residential units. Image courtesy of John Garnett.
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Meadow looking towards Foundry Lane (Killingbeck)
Colour imageUndated. View across a meadow filled with buttercups and other wild flowers. The view is towards Foundry Lane where tower blocks, Parkway Court and Parkway Grange, are visible in the background. The area is of historical interest as there is evidence of early farming practices in the form of lynchets which are thought to date from Medieval times or perhaps even earlier. The flora of the locality is believed to indicate the former existance of hay meadows. Image courtesy of John Garnett.
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