|||Aerial view of Bean Ing Mill and surrounding area. (City Centre) (1 comment)
Aerial view of Bean Ing Mill seen in the centre of the image. It dates from 1792 and was built by Benjamin Gott as the world's first woollen mill. The mill was demolished in the 1960s and the Yorkshire Post building now occupies the site. Wellington Bridge, Wellington Road crosses the River Aire left of the mill. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is visible across the bottom left hand corner. bottom right are railway lines coming in to Central Station. The land opposite the mill on the opposite side of the river was Gott's Field, at this time part of the railway. This is now the site of City Island, a residential development. Wellington Street runs across behind Bean Ing Mill and Westgate Street towards the top right hand corner. Wellington Foundry is adjacent to the river on the left and the square building top left is an Engineering works. On the triangular site, top right, is Westgate Mills and at the other side of the road, Corona works.
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|||Aerial view of railway lines and stations (City Centre) (3 comments)
|17th September 1962.
Aerial view of railway lines and stations. In the centre of the bottom edge is Leeds Corporation Gas Department, and above it the lozenge shape is Holbeck Station (1855-1958). Above the centre, towards the top edge, are the two main railway stations with the River Aire and Leeds and Liverpool Canal looping round between. On the left is Leeds Central Station (1848-1967) and on the right is Leeds City Station formed in 1938 on the merger of Leeds Wellington Station and Leeds New Station. Cutting across the bottom left-hand corner is Wellington Road. Next Gelderd Junction on Wellington Road is the Grade II listed circular building, the Round House, opened by the Leeds & Thirsk railway in 1847. In the centre of the left edge is Bean Ing Mill, demolished in the 1960s and now the site of the Yorkshire Post building. The Town Hall is just visible a little way down from the top left edge. Wellington Street runs diagonally across the top left hand corner from the centre of the left edge.
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|||Armley Camera Club in front of the Yorkshire Post building in Albion Street (City Centre)
Image shows Armley Camera Club pictured outside the entrance of the Yorkshire Post building in Albion Street. Bond Street is off to the left with Albion Street at the right edge. The Yorkshire Post opened here in 1931 and moved to new premises on the former site of Bean Ing Mill in Wellington Street in 1970.
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|||Armley House (Armley)
|18th January 1930.
View of road leading up to Armley House. Now clubhouse to Gotts Park Golf Course. The house was the former home of Benjamin Gott, local clothing merchant and owner of Bean Ing Mills (now site of Yorkshire Post Newspapers).
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|||Armley House (Armley)
|22nd June 1928.
View of Armley House, built in 1781 for Thomas Woolrick, a Leeds merchant. It was bought by Benjamin Gott (owner of Bean Ing Mills) in 1803. It is now a golf course and clubhouse.
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