2021

NZ2464 : Leazes Park near Moffat Pavilion

taken 3 years ago, near to Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

Leazes Park near Moffat Pavilion
Leazes Park near Moffat Pavilion
The Pavilion is one of the earliest buildings to survive in Leazes Park. It is a single storey wooden-framed structure set in a stone base. A corrugated roof overhangs the building below, which is painted green and cream.
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Leazes

The name, Leazes, refers to green pastures used for hay cropping, once part of an area of common land outside the old town wall, known as Castle Leazes. Building was allowed on part of the land from the C18th, including the football ground LinkExternal link

Leazes Park was created on part of the Leazes Town Moor and was officially opened in 1873.†It has a lake which was originally intended for ice-skating and boating. Itís stocked and fished by Leazes Park Angling Association.


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NZ2464, 2467 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 27 November, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 November, 2021
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2438 6488 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.6762N 1:37.2376W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 24400 64893
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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