What & Where? #03

How well do you know Leeds?
munki
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Postby munki » Sat 24 Mar, 2007 11:41 am

This is the first 'External Submission'. Thanks to Michael for sending this in. I wouldn't have known where it is!Identify this architectural feature of Leeds (close up & out of context). What is it & where is it?If you would like to submit a picture for the competition, don't post it up direct. Please send it to [email protected] (with the answer), & I will post it up when this one has been identified... probably by PhilD!
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Tony
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Postby Tony » Sat 24 Mar, 2007 5:29 pm

I'll take a stab at the Sphinx in the garden of Harewood House.
pid
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Postby pid » Sat 24 Mar, 2007 10:53 pm

ill shoot over the bar again by saying temple mill ?
munki
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Postby munki » Sun 25 Mar, 2007 11:27 am

Wrong both of you, I'm afraid!
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Postby Phill_d » Sun 25 Mar, 2007 6:55 pm

I don't like this one... I don't know it. GRRR! It's obviously outside so it can't be in the city center. Powers of deduction are called for! Do we get clues on these? It's gotta be further afield. Stately home perhaps? Lotherton hall or somewhere???
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munki
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Postby munki » Mon 26 Mar, 2007 8:43 am

If it was anyone else, I'd give them a clue at this point. Ha!
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Rombald
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Postby Rombald » Mon 26 Mar, 2007 10:26 am

It's obviously elevated. At first I thought it might be on top of a building, but - is it the gates of Temple Newsham?
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Postby munki » Mon 26 Mar, 2007 10:50 am

That's it Rombald. Well done! We now have a League Table & some competition. #04 coming soon!
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Postby Phill_d » Mon 26 Mar, 2007 12:36 pm

munki wrote: If it was anyone else, I'd give them a clue at this point. Ha! Thats not very sporting old chap!!!!
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