1: The Billing is an Aireborough landmark, a hill with wooded summit which
reaches an elevation of 231 metres (758feet).
There is evidence that quarrying
has taken place in the past, near the summit are the remains of World War 11
defence installations to protect the near-by then Yeadon Aerodrome, now Leeds
2: The view is looking towards Larkfield Dam, the ruins in the foreground have
not been conclusively identified.
They may have been part of a gun emplacement
or anchor blocks for cranes which were used in a quarry which belonged to the
3: Rawdon Billing is a wooded hill surrounded by fields which lies between
Rawdon, Yeadon and Horsforth, it reaches a height of 231 metres (758 feet), near
the summit evidence of an old quarry and World War 2 gun emplacements can be
found. It is owned by the Rawdon Trust, land agents for the Emmott family from
Lancashire. The Billing is a popular place for local walkers and plane spotters
as it overlooks Leeds Bradford Airport.
4: An undated photograph giving a
view of Rawdon from Billing fields, the tower of St Peters Church on Town Street
can be seen.
5 & 6: Two snowy views which look across to the Billing.
7: The approach to Rawdon Billing.