Heritage Day: Parlington

Yesterday, on a fine a sunny afternoon I took a walk with a party of enthusiasts, something over thirty in total, around Parlington. The “Walk and Talk”, was a Heritage Open Day function, promoted by Leeds Civic Trust, Leeds City Council, along with English Heritage, and like many others around the country was in celebration of some of our great architectural history, enabling people to explore places not normally open to the public.… Read the full article

New Talk: Parlington & the Military

Wounded Soldiers from Lotherton Hospital at Parlington, 1915

The Gascoigne family in the second half of nineteenth century, were like many prominent families of the day, heavily involved in the military and unsurprisingly the young, “Dick” Gascoigne, only son of Frederick and Isabella was introduced to military life early on as a cadet.… Read the full article