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Painting by W.J. Monger of a back street in Churwell

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Painting by W.J. Monger of a back street in Churwell
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1950. Watercolour painting showing a back street in Churwell, after a heavy snowfall. The work is by W.J. Monger, Headmaster of Churwell School between 1945 and 1956. He lived in Elland Road. Photography from the David Atkinson Archive.

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Ian Dawson

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That's Hardy Avenue from old Chuwell School yard.

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23-Aug-2009

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Andrew Ely

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I now live in 8 Old School Mews, which is the former site of Churwell primary school. this painting shows the wall of the school playground with the view leading up Hardy Avenue. Old road runs from left to right behind the wall in the foreground.

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15-Dec-2009

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julie calvert

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i attended churwell school in the late sixties to mid seventies mr johnston was then the headmaster and i can remember going to his office on several occasions and this being the view from his office window over looking old road and hardy ave i used to walk home from school up hardy ave and the house shown on the left belonged to a friend of mine jaqualine johnson

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01-Jul-2012

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