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Vesper Road, Hawksworth Estate


Vesper Road, Hawksworth Estate
Description:
17th June 1921. tone-clad council houses, surrounded by concrete and wire fences round the back gardens. The foreground is not yet developed and the road is unmade.

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Name:
Aileen Kincaid

Comment:
My Mum lived on the Hawksworth Estate after leaving Holbeck. I have only got a picture of her a the front door. Sussex Avenue is where she lived

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Name:
D Britten

Comment:
wow this photo dates back. at the end of these two council houses gardens a row of 4 houses were built not long after this photo was taken. the street in front is vesper road and the street behind is called cragside mount.

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Name:
Tom Ackroyd

Comment:
I think we are looking at the back of the stone houses on Vesper Road from what is now Cragside Mount

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Name:
darren northfield

Comment:
i believe this picture is of the back of the stone houses which faced what used to be the woodway pub on vesper road.these stone houses are a pair of only about ten on the estate and are still standing today. excellent old photograph.

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andrea cathro(nee jolley)

Comment:
this photograph was taken from what is now called cragside mount,it shows the back of the stone houses on vesper road.The woodway pub was built across the road from thoses houses, but is now knocked down

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david edwards

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i lived in the house next two the stone houses for 16 years if only it was as nice now

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