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Charlie Cake Park (Armley)
Colour image2005. View of Charlie Cake Park, a triangular plot of land between by Whingate, Town Street and Springfield Mount. The image is taken from the corner of the park at the junction with Whingate and Springfield Mount. Properties in Town Street can be seen in the background.
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Charlie Cake Park (Whingate Park) (Armley) (5 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Postcard view of park area, the land had once been owned by the Gott family. The name Charlie Cake was thought to be derived from that of a Pudsey pedlar called Charlie who sold cakes in the area. Thought to be a spicy shortbread, they cost a 1d each. Anyone buying a dozen was given a free cake. Charlie is reputed to have rested and fed his horse on the way home in the park.
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Charlie Cake Park (Whingate Park) looking towards Springfield Mount (Armley) (5 comments)
Black & White imageUndated 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 Park at the junction with Town Street and Whingate (Armley)
Colour image2005. Image shows the triangular plot of land, centre, that is Charlie Cake Park. This corner is at the junction with Town Street, left, and Whingate, right. West Leeds Boys High School is just glimpsed through the trees, right.
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Charlie Cake Park, Springfield Mount (Armley) (1 comment)
Colour image2005. The image is taken in Charlie Cake Park, a triangular plot of land bordered by Whingate, Town Street and Springfield Mount. Houses in Springfield Mount are visible in the background. A path runs round the edge of the park and one of two shelters can be seen.
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