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Aerial view of Armley Gaol


Subject ID:
2007731_164348
Location:
Armley
Subject Year:
Copyright:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
N LIHQ ARMLEY (5)
Aerial view of Armley Gaol
Description:
1937 Aerial view of Armley Gaol, built as Leeds Borough Gaol and completed in July 1847 at a cost of £43,000. The buildings were designed by architects Perkin and Backhouse. The road from top to bottom across the centre is Hall Lane and New Wortley Cemetery is at the left edge from the middle to the top. The prison is surrounded by a high wall and wihin the boundaries there is an exercise yard. Inmates can be seen walking the circular paths. The rows of terraced houses, bottom left, are Hawthorn Place and Hawthorn Terrace. Behind the prison Winchester Road runs from the junction with Hall Lane.

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