SE2332 : Redundant stile in Post Hill woods

taken 4 years ago, near to Pudsey, Leeds, Great Britain

Redundant stile in Post Hill woods
Redundant stile in Post Hill woods
Older maps do show a field boundary coming down to the beck at this point; the stile is all that remains of it.
Post Hill woods, Pudsey :: SE2433

Post Hill is now a nature reserve managed by Leeds City Council. It consists of a largely wooded hillside about a mile in length, sloping down to the Pudsey Beck. Within the woods are remains of various quarries which were worked until the early 20th century, and there are several tracks and footpaths. At the time of writing there was a public consultation on a proposal to upgrade the public footpaths within the reserve to bridleway status, in order to make legal the already de facto use of the woods for mountain biking.

A history of the site, including the use of the hillside for motorcycle hill climbing trials in the mid 20th century, can be found on Wikipedia LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 January, 2018   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 6 January, 2018
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Paths  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2395 3271 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.4096N 1:38.2767W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2395 3271
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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