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Search Aspect (Ruin )
Location - Leeds & District

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Castle Ruin, Roundhay Park (Roundhay)
Black & White image1925, This park was once a hunting ground of John of Gaunt. Later in the possession of King Henry IV. It was bought by Leeds Corporation in 1872 for £139,000 from the Nicholson family. This castle ruin was in fact built to ornament the grounds of the 372 acre park.
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Castle Ruin, Roundhay Park (Roundhay) (2 comments)
Black & White image1925, Gatehouse of a castle ruin built as a feature in the park.
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Castle Ruin, Roundhay Park (Roundhay)
Black & White imageUndated, Image shows an illustration of the ivy clad castle ruins. Built to resemble a much older structure the ruin was designed and built by George Nettleton in 1821 for park owner Nicholson. A path is located between the two towers and at the rear is access to the interior consisted of stairs leading to a large room where the Nicholson girls would take tea and do their sewing. More steps led up to an open verandah offering a view of the park and Waterloo lake.
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Castle Ruins, Roundhay Park (Roundhay) (2 comments)
Black & White imageJune 1967 This image shows the ruins of the castle folly at Roundhay Park. Designed by George Nettleton the folly was built to ornament the grounds of the 372 acre park owned by Thomas Nicholson.
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Henbury Terrace, nos. 5-8 (Sheepscar) (1 comment)
Black & White image21st March 1951. View shows nos. 5-8 Henbury Terrace in ruins.
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