SE2933 : Queens Hotel, porte cochere with town shields

taken 7 months ago, near to Leeds, Great Britain

Queens Hotel, porte cochere with town shields
Queens Hotel, porte cochere with town shields
This spans the exit from New Station Road. The shields are those of towns and cities served by The London Midland and Scottish Railway. This pillar has Leeds on the front face and Bradford on the side. See also LinkExternal link .
Leeds Station
Leeds railway station is the second busiest railway station in England outside of London. It is one of 19 stations managed by Network Rail.
Leeds is an important hub on the British rail network. The station is the terminus of the Leeds branch of the East Coast Main Line which provides high speed inter-city services to London and is an important stop on the CrossCountry network between Scotland, the Midlands and South West England connecting to major cities such as Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Derby, Nottingham, Reading, Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth and Penzance. There are also regular inter-city services to major destinations throughout Northern England including Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle and Sheffield. It is also the terminus for trains running on the scenic Settle to Carlisle line.
Leeds is a major hub for local and regional destinations across Yorkshire such as to York, Scarborough, Hull, Doncaster and Sheffield. The station lies at the heart of the Metro commuter network for West Yorkshire providing services to Bradford, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Huddersfield and Halifax.
With 25 million passenger entries and exits between April 2011 and March 2012, Leeds is the busiest railway station in the North of England and the third-busiest railway station in the United Kingdom outside London, after Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1935 
Building Material (from Tags)
Portland Stone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2993 3337 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.7470N 1:32.8268W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2993 3337
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Former Railway Hotel  Town Shield 

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