SE3238 : Rose garden, Roundhay Park

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

Rose garden, Roundhay Park
Rose garden, Roundhay Park
Late summer roses.
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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Monday, 24 August, 2020   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 30 August, 2020
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Park and Public Gardens 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3282 3821 [10m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3282 3821
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