|||Charlie Cake Park (Whingate Park) looking towards Springfield Mount (Armley) (5 comments)
View of Charlie Cake Park looking towards houses in Springfield Mount. Charlie Cake Park is a triangular plot of land once owned by the Gott family. The correct name is 'Whingate Park', but it is affectionately known as Charlie Cake after a local character who peddled his cakes here in the early nineteenth century
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|||Charlie Cake, postcard (Armley)
Postcard with a post date of 18th October 1904 showing Charlie Cake Park. This triangular shaped park bordered by Town Street (right), Whingate (to the left) and Springfield Mount (off the picture in the foreground) is officially named Whingate Park but has commonly been known as Charlie Cake after a Pudsey man who hawked cakes around Armley.
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