leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Aberford Almshouses and the Hunt.

Add a comment to this photograph
Please note: Please enter your comments about this photograph in the form below. Once approved your comments will appear after the photograph description. To allow your e-mail address to be displayed please tick the box.  If you have already submitted comments without displaying your e-mail and you wish to alter this please contact us.

Name *:
 

Comment *:
 

My email:
 

Display my email:

 


Aberford Almshouses and the Hunt.
Description:
Undated. Image shows Aberford Almshouses with the local Hunt in the foreground. The Almshouses were designed by George Fowler Jones and built between September 1843 and May 1845 at the instigation of the two Gascoigne sisters, Elizabeth and Mary Isabella. They were in memory of their father, Richard Oliver Gascoigne, who died in 1843 and two brothers Thomas and Richard Silver who both in 1842. The Almshouses comprises of 8 X 2 storey units, four on each side of a central entrance, right, displaying the Gascoigne coat-of-arms. They were designed for the occupation of retired workers from the Gascoigne Estate, four men and four women. Leeds City Council sold the Almshouses after 1976 and the buildings were eventually restored and converted to business and office space. The development was renamed Priory Park and is situated off the west side of the main street in Aberford.

User Comments:
Buy a copy of this photograph 2009529_169094

Select the size, finish and quantity of the photograph you require.  If you require sepia toning please tick the appropriate box. Please note the size of the photographs will be as near as possible to that requested, however to avoid distorting the image sizes may not be exact. VAT will be added to the order at checkout.

Please note there is no negative available for this image there is a one off fee of £3.40 to pay in addition to the usual print costs.
Quantity: Sepia Toning (+50%)
Size Matt Gloss
10 x 8 inches £11.25 £11.25
12 x 9 inches £13.96 £13.96
16 x 12 inches £15.42 £15.42
Add to basket