Scotts Bush in Wortley recreation ground

Bunkers, shelters and other buildings
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Located on the on the OS 1854 map of Wortley where the swings are in the present Wortley Recreation ground was a feature called Scott's Bush. Was this an ancient tree I wonder and who was Scott?http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapshe ... =394&y=220
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Seems it was a small wooded area and the name is derived from a Scotsman who hanged himself in the woods - the Leeds Mercury Newspaper from Jan 23 1880 "The Proposed Recreation Ground at Wortley"

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