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Search Aspect ( Wright House )
Location - Leeds & District

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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Quarry Hill Flats, during demolition (Quarry Hill)
Black & White image1977. View of Quarry Hill Flats in the process of demolition. In the centre is Jackson House, much of which has already been demolished, with only the middle section remaining. On the far right the edge of Wright House can be seen.
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Quarry Hill Flats, Estate Office (Quarry Hill) (3 comments)
Black & White image14th March 1938. Close-up of the Estate Office showing glass bricks being fixed. It was situated on the end of Wright House, facing York Street/Marsh Lane.
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Quarry Hill Flats, Estate office (Quarry Hill)
Black & White image12th September 1938. Single-storey Estate Office building, situated on the end of Wright House, facing York Street. A semi-oval in shape, with glass bricks added to the wall construction for light, privacy would be protected.
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Quarry Hill Flats, Estate Office (Quarry Hill)
Black & White image12th September 1938. Wright House, with the Estate Office, a single storey, semi- circular building on the end. This would be facing York Street.
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