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[1]Bardon Hall, entrance gates (Weetwood) (7 comments)
Bardon Hall, entrance gates30th January 1906. On Weetwood Lane, built on land which had been part of the Weetwood Hall Estate. Thomas Simpson commissioned his cousin John Simpson to design Bardon Hall. It was built between 1873 and 1875 in the Victorian Gothic style. Thomas Simpson died in 1898 and the property was purchased by Joseph Pickersgill in 1899. Pickersgill was a millionaire, having made his fortune as a race-horse owner and turf commissioner. He was also a partner in Chorley and Pickersgill printers who had the Electric Press building in Cookridge Street. His contribution to the development of Bardon Hill was the building of a magnificent stable block. He died in 1920 aged 71. The house was purchased by the Roman Catholic Church and became the Bishops' House, residence for the Bishops of Leeds. Between 1951 and 1956 it was home to Cardinal John Heenan. It then became a primary school and was latterly called St. Urbans School. In 1999, the house and land were sold to a developer.
[2]Victoria Cattle Market (Wortley) (2 comments)
Victoria Cattle MarketUndated. Image shows the Victoria Cattle Market, between Geldard Road and Whitehall Road which opened there in 1886, after previously being at North Street since 1853. The site is now occupied by warehouses.
[3]Whingate Garage, Tong Road (Armley) (7 comments)
Whingate Garage, Tong Road23rd August 1961 This view is looking across Tong Road from the junction with Whingate (to the left) and Upper Wortley Road, which is out of view in the foreground. To the left is a clothing factory, business of T. Conaty. Whingate Garage is in the centre, owned by Arnold Stainsby, the premises include a car showroom.
[4]Top Moor Side, Spotted Cow Inn (Holbeck) (4 comments)
Top Moor Side, Spotted Cow InnNovember 2008. View of the Spotted Cow Inn on Top Moor Side. This public house is closed and boarded up with a 'For Sale' notice prominent. The roof has been damaged, possibly by fire. Just visible on the right is Patricia's, Hair Stylist, while in the background on the left are a pair of houses on Crosby Place, numbered 8 and 10. They are flanked by yards on either side. The properties are back-to-back with numbers 7 and 9 Crosby Terrace.
[5]Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place (Hunslet) (24 comments)
Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place4th June 1964 View showing the buildings and rear entrances of Bewerley Street Infant School. It was the first purpose built school to be erected by Leeds School Board and opened its doors to pupils on August 8th, 1873. It has classrooms with large, arched windows and behind the high wall, toilets are situated. By the 1950s, the school was for Juniors (7 – 11 Years), the Infants having moved to a school on Hunslet Hall Road.
[6]Burton Street, Number 4 (Hunslet) (3 comments)
Burton Street, Number 413th September 1979. View of Burton Street looking west towards the junction with Dewsbury Road. J.C Cars at number 4, is in the centre, with cars for sale parked outside. Two trucks are on the road. Terraced housing on Dobson Place can be seen in the background, to the left. The very end property adjacent to number 4, on the right, has a sign for a cafe (Boston Cafe?) and is numbered as 159 Dewsbury Road on the map. In the 1979 Yellow Pages there is a cafe listed at number 159 run by R.& C. L. Payne. The single storey building in the background, right, is West Hunslet Conservative Club (The Tetley 'huntsman' sign is just visible when enlarged). The streets seen in the background are the Lindens' and the Beverleys'.
[7]Hopeville, Interior View (Yeadon) (8 comments)
Hopeville, Interior ViewUndated Interior view of Hopeville, a substantial house situated between what was then South View Road and Harper Lane. It was once the property of Ernest Ethelbert Slater,son of Philemon Slater,the historian. The room is elaborately furnished with heavy oak furniture and lamps, paintings in gilt frames and ornaments. A young woman poses for the camera. Hopeville is now divided into apartments. Some of the land which once belonged to the house has been built on - part of the Rufford Park Estate. South View Road,at this point, became Rufford Avenue.
[8]Hopeville House, Whitmonday walk. (Yeadon) (2 comments)
Hopeville House, Whitmonday walk.6th June 1892 View from the garden of Hopeville House, the home of Ernest Ethelbert Slater, taken at Whitsuntide on the occasion of a Whitmonday walk. Methodists of Queen Street Methodist Chapel meet in the gardens. At the rear is South View Road, now Rufford Avenue, with South View School in the background. South View School dates from 1882 and is presently being demolished and replaced by a new, modern P.F.I. (Private Finance Initiative) school. Unfortunately the image is damaged.
[9]Green Lane, looking south (Wortley) (11 comments)
Green Lane, looking south 18th May 1966. View of Green Lane looking south, showing the junctions with (from right) Hall Lane, Hawthorn Grove, Hawthorn Avenue, First Avenue and Second Avenue. A corner shop on the right (no. 21 Green Lane) displays an advertisement for Rhinds Radio and Television dealers of Tong Road on the wall. Three women are crossing the road, another is walking along the causeway on the right and a small boy is looking in the shop window. A tower block, probably Wortley Towers, is under construction in the background.
[10]Rugby League Match (Headingley) (1 comment)
Rugby League Match7th October 1961 Photograph taken during a Rugby League match at Headingly. The match between Leeds and Warrington ended Leeds 10 Warrington 9. The photograph shows Ratcliffe, the Leeds Winger, scoring with Edwards of Warrington unable to stop him.
[11]Ernest Young, Driver for Gale Lister & Co. Ltd., wine & spirit merchants (City Centre) (2 comments)
Ernest Young, Driver for Gale Lister & Co. Ltd., wine & spirit merchantsEarly 1950s. Image shows the driver, Ernest Young, in front of his delivery wagon. He was an employee of the wine and spirit merchant firm of Gale Lister & Co. Ltd. based at number 2 The Calls, with a shop/garage at number 105 Tonbridge Street. Street.
[12]Queen's Hotel, steam roller (Morley)
Queen1885. View of Morley Local Board's new steam roller in front of the Queen's Hotel in 1885, with members of the Local Board presumably among the people gathered around. Photograph from David Atkinson Archive.
[13]Rider Street (St. Mary's Lane) (Burmantofts) (1 comment)
Rider Street (St. Mary2nd July 1956. View across St. Mary's Lane along Rider Street from the Lych Gate of St. Mary's Church. The building opposite is Parochial Hall. The wall in the foreground has partly fallen down. An advertising board to the right has posters for "Housing Act" on it.
[14]Can You Help? (Linton) (1 comment)
Can You Help?1988. View of a residential street in Linton showing a detached house on the left with a mock Tudor facade. Any suggestions of the precise location welcome.
[15]Seacroft Civic Centre (Seacroft) (31 comments)
Seacroft Civic Centre7th June 1964. This was the first large scale shopping and civic centre development serving a large area to the outskirts of the City. In the early 1960s Seacroft had a population of around 40,000. The centre was to be on a 10 acre site, with access from the Ring Road, to attract people from Horsforth, Alwoodley, Moortown, Lawnswood etc. Surrounding villages of Barwick, Thorner, Garforth and East Keswick were also within easy reach. Seacroft would be well served by public transport from Leeds with special services to the centre for those tempted by out-of-town shopping. It was planned to include the following facilities in the development: 71 shops, 60 maisonettes, 4 large stores, office blocks, banks, restaurants, estate office and pub. Also sites for a library, bowling alley, health centre, market and two underground car-parks. The centre was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II on Friday 22nd October 1965. In 1993 a multi-million redevelopment scheme was agreed to modernise the centre. In this view construction is underway, builders were Richard Costain Ltd, the cost was 1.25 million pounds.
[16]Coleman Street (Holbeck) (2 comments)
Coleman Street8th March 1965 View looks along Coleman Street in the direction of factory premises on Sutton Street. Towards the left is a four-storey building, premises of Sanderson, wallpapers. Moving right, numbers 12 to 6 Coleman Street can be seen. These are back-to-back properties.
[17]Schofields demolition site looking towards King Charles Street (City Centre) (1 comment)
Schofields demolition site looking towards King Charles Streetc1987. Image shows the demolition site of Schofields Department Store looking across to shops and businesses in King Charles Street on the right. Behind King Charles Street is Albion Street where the multi-storey car park is visible. On the left, the red brick building is the rear of King Charles Croft. Schofields' 1962 building was replaced by the Schofields Centre which opened in 1990.
[18]Central Library, Tiled Hall, during restoration (City Centre)
Central Library, Tiled Hall, during restorationFebruary 2000 View of the Tiled Hall on the ground floor of the Central Library, during restoration work to remove the gallery and low ceiling which had hidden the original tilework from view while the room had been used as the Commercial and Technical Library and later the Music Library. Now restored to its former glory, the Tiled Hall re-opened in June 2007 as a cafe and shop.
[19]Town Street, Tower Lane (Armley) (1 comment)
Town Street, Tower Lane29th August 1947. View shows the junction of Town Street and Tower Lane.
[20]Gipton Approach, tram no.22 (Gipton) (2 comments)
Gipton Approach, tram no.2217th April 1951. View showing tram no.22, on route 9 to Dewsbury Road via the Corn Exchange, at the Gipton terminus on Gipton Approach. Wykebeck Valley Road is seen running from left to right in the background. The tram, a Chamberlain built between 1925 and 1928, carries an advertisement for Cephos, 'for headache and influenza'.