Hyde Park, Leeds
A typical house and local shop near Royal Park Road
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It sits in the Headingley and Hyde Park voting area of Leeds City Council, though where the border between Headingley and Hyde Park isn't clear; Victoria Road is usually thought to be its northern limit. Unlike the nearby areas of Burley, Headingley and Woodhouse, Hyde Park was not a village in the past so its borders are unknown.
Before the creation of red brick terraced housing in the end of the Victorian era, the area was where the Leeds Royal Park enjoyment area, quarries, and fields in the estate of the Earl of Cardigan. The Hyde Park name would later include the new places where people live from Hyde Park Corner on the A660, with that area previously being known as Wrangthorn.