SE3532 : Memory Walk - on the way

taken 2 years ago, 3 km from Swillington, Leeds, Great Britain

Memory Walk - on the way
Memory Walk - on the way
The mass start of the Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk passing the front of Temple Newsam House. An estimated 1100 people took part.
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
Sunday, 1 September, 2019   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 3 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Country estates  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3580 3215 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.0669N 1:27.4887W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3581 3216
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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