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Search Aspect ( New York Road )
Location - Leeds & District

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Aerial view of York Road (Burmantofts) (51 comments)
Black & White image1963. Aerial view showing New York Road in the foreground becoming York Road at the Woodpecker junction. The Woodpecker public house is located at an angle on the junction. Burmantofts Street meets the junction from the left, and Marsh Lane is off to the right. At the bottom edge Quarry Hill Flats is shown which were renovated around that time. Opposite, on the other side of New York Road the long, dark building is St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. In the Centre is the new Ebor Gardens estate built on old brickworks and demolished slum property. The wiggly 'U' shaped roads are Rigton Drive and Haslewood Drive. Burmantofts Street joins Beckett Street in the centre of the left edge and Nippet Lane runs inwards from the junction before joining Torre Road. Ebor Gardens County Primary School has not yet been built on this land at the centre of the image. Five blocks of high rise flats built on this land are from left to right; Torre Green, Torre Gardens, Oxton gardens, Oxton Place and Oxton Close. Behind them there are four more blocks in a straight line, Appleton Square, Appleton Close, Appleton Court and Saville Green. The public library and swimming baths are on bend of York Road on the right hand side.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (82 comments)
Black & White image1st August 1946 View looks from the south-west onto Quarry Hill Flats. Towards the left are two roundabouts connected by Eastgate. New York Road runs along the top edge of the flats past St Mary's Church and St Patrick's Church situated in the centre just above the flats. From the junction York Road runs to the right edge. St Peter's Street runs across the foreground with the centre of the bottom edge. Marsh Lane and the railway line are on the right.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (City Centre) (6 comments)
Black & White image30th July 1951 View looking south-east across the Quarry Hill Flats complex. New York Road runs from the left edge diagonally across to the bottom right corner crossing a roundabout in front of the Neilson Entrance to the flats. Mabgate and Regent Street also run from left to meet here with Eastgate continuing to the right. The Eastgate roundabout with its central filling station can be seen on the right which gave access to the Oastler block which is 'C' shaped. St Peter's Street then runs to the top edge.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (8 comments)
Black & White image1st August 1946 View show Quarry Hill Flats looking in the direction of the City Centre. On the left, in the background, Eastgate moving back to the Headrow is visible. Eastgate runs to the 'C' shaped Oastler House block. Almost parallel to this on the right is New York Road running to the bottom right corner. Marsh Lane can be seen in the foreground from left to right. The Marsh Lane Goods Station and viaduct are visible in the bottom left corner.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (18 comments)
Black & White image4th August 1939 View looks onto Quarry Hill Flats. New York Road runs from the top edge to the bottom right corner with Marsh Lane visible in the foreground. The flats consisted of 13 'houses', each being named after a Leeds worthy. These were: Adelaide Neilsen, actress, b. St. Peter's Square,1848; Richard Oastler, social reformer, b. St. Peter's Square 1789; Joseph Priestley, unitarian minister at Leeds, 1767; James Kitson, founder of Hunslet engine co.; Sir Charles Lupton, Lord Mayor of Leeds 1915; Joseph Rhodes, painter and founder of an art school in Leeds; Sir John Savile, 1st alderman in Leeds, 1626; Ralph Thoresby, 18th century historian; Griffith Wright, founder of the Leeds Intelligencer, 1754; Jackson - several Yorkshire Jacksons, including an antiquarian and a musician, not known which one; Victoria - after Queen Victoria, and finally York, after the House of York. The long curved block in the upper left was Oastler House with Thoresby and Victoria Houses making up the smaller 'L' shape and York and Wright Houses, the larger. The small curved block of Kitson House is on the lower right.
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