SE3532 : Sycamore Walk, Temple Newsam

taken 9 months ago, 3 km from Swillington, Leeds, Great Britain

Sycamore Walk, Temple Newsam
Sycamore Walk, Temple Newsam
In the grounds of Temple Newsam Country Park
Temple Newsam :: SE3432

A large country estate a few miles east of the city of Leeds, Temple Newsam dates back to Norman times and took its name from ownership by the Knights Templar in the 12th century. After a complex history (see Wikipedia etc. for more details) it is now owned by Leeds City Council. There is a charge for entry to the house and educational farm, but the extensive grounds, mostly landscaped by 'Capability' Brown, are free to use and are crossed by several public footpaths.

The house itself is listed grade 1, the stable block grade 2* and several other features grade 2; the park as a whole is listed under "parks and gardens".

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 September, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 September, 2021
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3560 3231 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.1540N 1:27.6697W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3563 3230
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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