SE3338 : Roundhay Park golf course

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

Roundhay Park golf course
Roundhay Park golf course
The course comes down almost to the Upper Lake.
Roundhay Park, Leeds :: SE3337

Allegedly one of the largest city parks in Europe, Roundhay Park, covers an area of around 200 hectares (2 sq.km). That includes a golf course, two lakes and woodland, besides the grassed areas. The whole area is a Grade 2 scheduled park.

Originally a 14th century deer park, the area was used for quarries and mine workings by the late 18th century. the estate was bought by Thomas Nicholson, a wealthy banker, and his descendant William Nicholson sold it in 1871 to Leeds City Council, since when it has been a public park (apart from the golf course, which is private).

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Saturday, 7 July, 2018   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 10 July, 2018
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Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3322 3847 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:50.4853N 1:29.7972W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3323 3845
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