SE2332 : Pudsey Beck in Post Hill woods

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

Pudsey Beck in Post Hill woods
Pudsey Beck in Post Hill woods
The beck marks the western boundary of the nature reserve for most of its length.
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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Saturday, 6 January, 2018   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 6 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2390 3280 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.4583N 1:38.3218W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2391 3281
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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