This old stone drop on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Bramley is just one of the old quarry buildings that remain in Bramley Fall Woods, writes Mark Stevenson.
The quarry dates back to the 12th century and its stone has been used in the building of Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds Town Hall, and the Corn Exchange to name but a few.
The bridge spanning the canal dates back to the 1790s and is thought to be made of stone from the quarry.
The old quarry buildings are not the only ruins in the woods. The gable end of Newlay House, which was built sometime in the 1700s, still stands.
John Pollard once lived there and the gate posts for the entrances to both the quarry and Newlay House can still be seen on Pollard Lane.