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    HANDMADE IN LEEDS

    by alyf1961 Written Jun 7, 2013

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    This years food festival has started in Leeds. The Headrow has fabulous stalls with delights from this region and tastes of the world.

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    CROWN POINT BRIDGE

    by alyf1961 Written Aug 10, 2012

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    This bridge was opened in 1842. It was built of iron at a cost of £36,000. It was originally a toll bridge but the toll was abolished in 1868. The bridge was widened in 1994

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    LEEDS FIRST GOLD POSTBOX

    by alyf1961 Written Aug 10, 2012

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    Leeds first post box is at Horsforth. It was painted gold in honour of Alistair Brownlee who won gold at London 2012 summer Olympics for the triathlon.

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    THE FOUNTAIN

    by alyf1961 Written Apr 23, 2011

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    The fountain in the summer gardens at Temple Newsam house is made of cast iron and it was installed in 1874 by a company called Handyside of Derby.

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    Harewood House

    by Pichayada Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Terrace

    There, you can enter bird gardens, house and grounds. Bird garden is four acres of aviaries caging over 150 species.

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    Museum

    by Balam Written Mar 1, 2011

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    Leeds has a great looking museum, we did not go in on our recent visit but it is a must on a future visit.

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    POST OFFICE AND REVENUE OFFICE

    by alyf1961 Updated Dec 6, 2010

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    The post office building was built in 1896 by Sir Henry Tanner. It was erected on the site of the old mixed cloth hall, which had been opened in 1756.

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    THE BLACK KNIGHT

    by alyf1961 Written Dec 1, 2010

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    EDWARD, THE BLACK PRINCE STATUE

    The statue of Edward, the black prince, sat on a horse was competed in 1903 by Thomas Brock. It is erected in city square pointing towards Europe as if ready for battle.

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    NEW CROWN POINT PRINTING WORKS

    by alyf1961 Written Nov 6, 2010

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    CROWN POINT PRINTING WORKS

    This building was built from a design by Thomas Ambler in 1894 as a purpose built printing works by the name of Cooke's.
    Cooke's specialised in colour printing from the 1880's.

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    Centenary Bridge

    by tim07 Written Apr 11, 2009

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    This footbridge over the River Aire was opened in 1992. It links the Brewary Wharf area with the Calls. The bridge is a great place from which to take photos of the river & waterfront developments.

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    Get away from the crowds-Park Square

    by traceyspacey Written Aug 1, 2008

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    Park Square

    I stumbled upon Park Square one day. It is a peaceful and beautiful Park within Leeds City Centre. It is a good place to sit in the sun and enjoy a little peace and quiet.

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    Shopping District

    by RaquelMac Written May 3, 2007

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    Corner of Headrow, looking down t Briggate.

    Leeds is famous for its shopping area. It's packed with the major retailers, ranging from budget shops to designer goods.

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    Parish church

    by Airpunk Written Aug 26, 2005

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    Parish church Leeds

    The parish church is a building from the mid-19th century, but the predecessor buildings date back to the late 7th century. The church was reconstructed in neogothic style and consecrated in 1841.

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    Town hall

    by Airpunk Written Aug 26, 2005

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    Leeds town hall

    The town hall was built in 1858 and was inaugurated by Queen Victoria herself. Today, it is used for concerts and other events, but this victorian beauty hasn't lost a bit of its flair.

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    Royal Armories

    by bscott1 Written Dec 11, 2004

    The Royal Armories is a giagantic museum consisting of weaponry from countries all over the world, including India, China, and several western countries.

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No trip to Leeds would be complete without a visit to the ROYAL ARMOURIES MUSEUM. The Royal Armouries is one of four museums, the other three being The Tower of London, Fort Nelson in Porstmouth...

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