Rising Sun Kirkstall Rd

Old, disused, forgotten and converted pubs
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Postby MaSyMaS » Wed 02 Apr, 2014 1:08 am

I am an expat living in the USA these days and don't get back to the Leeds as much as I would like. Last year during my visit the Rising Sun had, had a major fire and was pretty much gutted. I wonder if there was any news to the cause and if it was demolished afterwards? Thanks
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Postby Cardiarms » Wed 02 Apr, 2014 8:30 am

It's still standing, possibly could be saved but I suspect it woul be cheaper to knock it down and start again. Before the fire it was a 2nd hand furniture shop And most of the interior was in poor condition although the original bar was still in place.
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Postby Jogon » Thu 03 Apr, 2014 9:09 pm

https://www.flickr.com/photos/75850763@ ... 93/Another excellent photo from Eric Miles, who was a student at Leeds Uni in the 1970's.Fortunately he brought his camera and so has provided some excellent shots.now http://goo.gl/maps/Vh2jE
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