2010

NZ2464 : Statuary, ornamental terrace, Leazes Park

taken 14 years ago, near to Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

Statuary, ornamental terrace, Leazes Park
Statuary, ornamental terrace, Leazes Park
On the terrace above, seen between the eagle and the lady, is the pedestal bearing the black bust, dated 1905, of Alderman Sir Chas. F. Hamond to commemorate his service in obtaining Leazes Park in 1872. The bust was recreated in 2004.
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Leazes

The name, Leazes, refers to green pastures used for hay cropping, once part of an area of common land outside the old town wall, known as Castle Leazes. Building was allowed on part of the land from the C18th, including the football ground LinkExternal link

Leazes Park was created on part of the Leazes Town Moor and was officially opened in 1873.†It has a lake which was originally intended for ice-skating and boating. Itís stocked and fished by Leazes Park Angling Association.


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NZ2464, 2467 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 18 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 March, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2410 6480 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.6339N 1:37.5005W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2410 6481
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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