Rising Sun Kirkstall Rd

Old, disused, forgotten and converted pubs
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MaSyMaS
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Post by MaSyMaS »

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

Cardiarms
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Post by Cardiarms »

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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https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] ... 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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