This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SK3386SW CLARKEHOUSE ROAD 784-1/32/198 (South side (off)) 28/06/73 Bear Pit near south side of Botanical Gardens
Bear pit. Early C19, restored mid C20. Coursed rubble with stone dressings and renewed iron railing. Circular pit approx 5m diameter and 4m deep, with low parapet wall and slab coping. Triple arched passage entrance with larger central opening, with slots for bars or doors. Inside, 2 blocked segment-headed openings on opposite sides. One of the original features of the Botanical Gardens.
Listing NGR: SK3340586200
© Mrs Barbara A West. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: West, Barbara A
Rights Holder: West, Barbara A
Iron, Rubble, Stone, Georgian Bear Pit, Victorian Recreational, Baiting Place, Botanic Garden, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden, Railings, Monument <By Form>, Barrier