The Leeds city centre pub affectionately known as 'The Mad House'
It was the city centre pub which boasted a notorious reputation.
The Market Tavern on Harewood Steet was affectionately known as 'The Mad House' by staff and customers.
It served generations of drinkers after being converted from a private house to a public house in 1850.
The last pint was pulled in the pub in 1995 and it was demolished a few months later, to make way for a car park, despite a spirited campaign run by The Leeds Civic Trust.
These three photos showcase the pub in 1914 and are published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service. They also run heritage blog The Secret Library Leeds, which provides a behind the scenes look at the Central Library and highlights from its special collections, including rare books hidden away in the stacks.
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