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Cricket Pavilion Fire

Yeadon Cricket Pavilion Fire
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Title
Yeadon Cricket Pavilion Fire
Date Undated
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
FB357 + FB358 + FB359 & FB360     Images Donated by Howard German
Comment
Top: Viewed from the window of a house on the High Street, the pavilion used by Yeadon Cricket Club at the White Swan Ground is ablaze.
It is said that this was supposed to be a controlled fire that got out of hand.

Upper Middle:  On the left is the White Swan Hotel, a fire tender is in the car park dealing with the blazing pavilion.
The pavilion was erected in 1887 for Yeadon Cricket Club.

Lower Middle: The pavilion at the White Swan Ground on fire.

Bottom: Smoke is billowing from the site of the burnt out pavilion at the White Swan Ground.

 

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