Where is this face carving?

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Postby Leodian » Tue 25 Jun, 2013 9:11 pm

I happened to spot this face carving when I was in the centre of Leeds today (June 25 2013) and thought it may do for a What & Where thread. It is a nice feature. As far as I'm aware it has not been used as W&W before, so apologies if it has.
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Postby biofichompinc » Tue 25 Jun, 2013 9:42 pm

The train buffs should be on to this one.But only if they are into what came after the age of steam.
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Postby Leodian » Tue 25 Jun, 2013 9:44 pm

Nice cryptic clue salt 'n pepper.
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Postby Jogon » Wed 26 Jun, 2013 10:04 am

Enough to frighten a passing member of the Clergy.

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Postby Cardiarms » Wed 26 Jun, 2013 1:24 pm

Ahoy Neptune, where's the aqautic mammal?
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Postby Leodian » Wed 26 Jun, 2013 7:11 pm

Good cryptic clues Jogon and Cardiarms. I won't reveal the location just yet but it is clearly known to at least some (all?) of you.
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Postby Leodian » Thu 27 Jun, 2013 9:18 pm

OK, I think this 'Where' has run its course. Well known to some it is at the Diesel store on Vicar Lane, on the same side as and roughly between King Edward Street and the access/egress on Vicar Lane to the Victoria Quarter. The are 2 of the same face. Note also the 1902 date on the building.
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Postby BJF » Fri 28 Jun, 2013 3:48 pm

Was that the Dolphin Hotel?

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Postby Leodian » Fri 28 Jun, 2013 6:28 pm

BJF wrote: Was that the Dolphin Hotel? Hi BJF. Yes it was the Dolphin Hotel. High up (not in view in my photo) there is a stylised dolphin feature.
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Postby Leodian » Fri 28 Jun, 2013 6:35 pm

This photo (taken June 25 2013) shows both of the face carvings and some of the shops frontages on Vicar Lane. I'm fairly sure (but by no means definite) that the dolphin carving is on the top high above the faces.
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