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Back High Street, entrance to Bowling Green Yard

Subject ID:
Quarry Hill
Subject Year:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
C LIC High (5)
Back High Street, entrance to Bowling Green Yard
9th June 1916 Row of Victorian terrace houses, prior to demolition. Area noted as having the most unhealthy slums in Leeds at that time. One man is sitting on the exposed upper wall, supporting measuring rod, another man on pavement holding the rod. The first houses have steps leading to doors, with wooden or iron guard rails, steps also go down to cellar areas. Other dwellings further down the street are smaller, one is a grocers shop. Street is cobbled, a gas lamp can be seen.

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