SE3338 : Road train, Roundhay Park

taken 1 year ago, near to Roundhay, Leeds, Great Britain

Road train, Roundhay Park
Road train, Roundhay Park
The road train operates a circular route between the lower and upper car parks.
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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Date Taken
Monday, 24 August, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 August, 2020
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3321 3821 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:50.3451N 1:29.8080W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3320 3824
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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