SE3338 : Swans with cygnets, Upper Lake, Roundhay Park

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

Swans with cygnets, Upper Lake, Roundhay Park
Swans with cygnets, Upper Lake, Roundhay Park
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 July, 2018   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 10 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3323 3842 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:50.4583N 1:29.7884W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3324 3843
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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