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Farnley Hall Park (Farnley)
2005. View of footpaths meandering through Farnley Hall Park part of the Estate which, from the late 15th Century belonged to the Danby family. It is now owned by Leeds City Council and is classed as a 'remnant of Historic Parkland' and a 'Leeds Nature Area'. There is a vehicle and pedestrian access from Back Lane and Pedestrian access from Lawns Lane.
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Fink Hill and Hall Park (Horsforth)
1990. Fink Hill is running from left to the right. Hall Park with Hall Lane on the right.
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Green, The (Horsforth)
Undated. View of The Green at the bottom of Town street. The car seen is just on Church Road with Hall Lane and a glimpse of Horsforth Hall Park behind it. St. Margaret's Church Hall is visible on Church Road. Fink Hill is off to the left. The stone building with gable end facing is marked as a 'works' on a map for 1962. The adjacent houses to the right are numbers 3, 5 and 7 Hall Lane.
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Hall Lane, looking West (Horsforth) (1 comment)
Undated. View of two young riders on horseback, one of them leading a third horse along Hall Lane. The trees on the left are at the edge of Horsforth Hall Park. The view looks West along Hall Lane the original wooden building of the Quaker Hall can be glimpsed at the right edge. The inscription above the entrance read 'God is Love'. This building later became Horsforth Ex-Servicemen's Club and Institute, and was eventually rebuilt in brick but has since been demolished. Planning permission for the building of 6 detached houses was approved in May 2006.
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Hall Lane, near the entrance to Farnley Hall Park (Farnley) (6 comments)
Undated. View of Hall Lane under a heavy fall of snow close to the entrance to Farnley Hall park, right. The Hall was built by the Danby family and dates back to Elizabethan times (Thomas Danby was the first Lord Mayor of Leeds). When Leeds City Council acquired the estate the grounds of Farnley Hall became a public park. The Fish Pond has existed here (beyond the stone wall, left) since the end of the Napoleonic Wars. It gave employment in the form of construction work to soldiers returning from the wars who would otherwise have been unemployed. The top of Butt Lane is visible in the near distance on the right.
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