SE2741 : Redundant bridge, Golden Acre dam

taken 3 years ago, near to Eccup, Leeds, Great Britain

Redundant bridge, Golden Acre dam
Redundant bridge, Golden Acre dam
As another contributor explains SE2741 : Golden Acre Park Lake at dusk, the lake used to be at a higher level, and this was the overflow channel. With a more recent overflow weir at the other end of the dam at a lower level, water would only flow under this bridge in an exceptional flood. See also SE2741 : Bridge for Bridlepath.
Golden Acre Park, Adel, Leeds :: SE2641

Advertised as covering an area of 137 acres (rather than the one implied by the name), Golden Acre has been a public park owned by Leeds City Council since 1945, prior to which it was an unsuccessful commercial venture in the 1930s. Given how many visitors it now attracts, the Council could probably make a tidy sum charging a modest admission fee (or at least charging for parking, which surprisingly is free).

The attractions in the park include impressive floral displays, themed 'demonstration' gardens, a wildfowl lake with observation hut, cafe, and extensive paths in both wooded and open areas.

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Date Taken
Monday, 14 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2721 4154 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:52.1617N 1:35.2610W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2721 4155
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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