James Gray: The passage between the cottages of Upper Park Place, with their small front gardens, and the backs of the ancient houses of Mount Pleasant. Period – about 1935. All these buildings were swept away in 1936. The present Council houses of Mount Pleasant were built over this site in 1938. jgc_24_059
2019: The remainder of Upper Park Place is situated just north of the location shown in the old photograph.
James Gray: The Red Lion Inn at the top of Upper Park Place, October, 1963. First mentioned in directories of the 1860s, it may possibly previously have been a private dwelling. It can be seen at the top right in the above photograph. Demolished and rebuilt, 1965/6. jgc_24_060
2019: Parks View, comprising four flats and car parking space, now stands on the previous site of the Red Lion public house, on the corner of Upper Park Place and Park Road Terrace. (Photographer: Ruthie Martin)