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Briggate (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows a mid 1890s Briggate where shops on the left include the tailors A. Barnanrd, Mansfield and Son boot and shoe makers and Louis Edward Franks Opticians at number 48. At number 50 is Thornton and Co India Rubber manufacturers. On the right of this a lantern displays the location of the Whitelocks public house. Ground floor businesses are shaded by striped awnings and in the case of L. E. Franks a large pair of spectacles have been painted over the stripes as an advertisement. First floor premises are advertised to let from agents Hepper and Sons at 12a East Parade. On the left of the road a large filled horse drawn wagon stands by the pavement. Multiple drawn trams travel along Briggate. The last one of the line has the destination Headingley Church written on it. In the foreground a man wearing a bowler hat and large while apron over his suit stands to the left of a milk churn barrow. On the far right a sign is visible advertising the location of the Bull and Mouth Hotel at number 138. In the 1858 Leeds guide this hotel was graded as a principal hotel and described as an old establishment commercial hotel.
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Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White image1899. The east side of Briggate from the junction with Boar Lane. The photograph shows a crowded street scene with several horse drawn trams. Shops include Lockharts and Almer and Co Candles. Many have striped awnings. In the centre of the photograph can be seen the Bull and Mouth and the Albion is on its right. The Albion was the most modern of the Leeds coaching inns; it was built as a private house at the beginning of the nineteenth century, and coach services began from there in the 1830's. It was demolished to make way for Woolworth's store in 1928. To the right of it, Lockhart's Cocoa Rooms operated in Briggate from the early 1880's, although the firm appears to have originated in the north-east; an 1878 guide to 'Coffee taverns, cocoa houses and coffee palaces' lists branches in Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, South and North Shields and Jarrow. It closed in the 1930s.
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Briggate, celebrating end of Boer War (City Centre)
Black & White imageJune 1902. View of Briggate showing crowds out on the street to celebrate the end of the Boer War. This momentous occasion saw the first appearance of an illuminated tramcar in Leeds, which was being prepared for the Coronation of Edward VII but was brought out early. Lockhart's Cocoa Rooms are on the right, while in the centre the first stage of the building of the Grand Central Hotel can be seen; this was extended upwards from the old Bull and Mouth Hotel and would eventually also include the building to the left of the tall central one. It was completed by 1904.
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Briggate, postcard (City Centre) (2 comments)
Colour imagec1900s. Colour-tinted postcard of Briggate looking north from the junction with Boar Lane and Duncan Street. Sutton's Mantle Warehouse on the left has businesses including Palmer & Co., candle manufacturers, on the upper floors. On the right are J.W. Bean & Son, booksellers, George Jackson and Lockhart's cafe. A postal date of 19th April 1906 is stamped on the back but the picture is likely to date to a few years previous to this, since the Bull and Mouth Hotel, seen to the left of centre here, has not yet been extended upwards, as it appears in photos of c1904. This extension probably took place around 1903 at the time that the hotel changed its name to the Grand Central.
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Briggate, postcard (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1904. View looking north along Briggate from a postcard with postmark 22nd March 1904. The tall building in the centre is the Grand Central Hotel, recently extended upwards from the old Bull and Mouth Hotel, though a William Potts clock which would adorn the front has yet to be placed. The hotel changed its name again to the Victory Hotel in 1921 but it closed in 1939 and was eventually demolished; in 1955 the site became an extension to Woolworth's which had been built earlier adjacent to it on the site here occupied by the Albion Hotel.
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Bull and Mouth Hotel, Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. View of large hotel, later the Victoria Hotel and now demolished. From Mr Brown's photographs of old Leeds.
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Bull and Mouth Hotel, no.138 Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the Bull and Mouth Hotel at number 138 Briggate. This was first used as a centre for heavy baggage wagons and became a coaching inn in 1800, soon becoming one of the busiest coaching inns in Leeds. In 1903 it became the Grand Central Hotel, and in 1921 the name was changed again to the Victory Hotel. It closed in 1939. Photograph by Wormald of Leeds.
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Bull and Mouth Hotel, number 138 Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. The Bull and Mouth was at first a centre for heavy baggage wagons. The archway to Bull and Mouth Yard was originally much wider to accommodate the huge wagons. It became a coaching inn in 1800 and the Loyal Duncan was the first coach to run from here. It soon became one of the busiest coaching inns in Leeds, and had standing room for thirty horses in the cellar stables. The 'True Briton' left from here every morning at 10 o'clock for Manchester, where it arrived at 6.30 in the evening. In 1903 it became the Grand Central Hotel, and in 1921 the name was changed again to the Victory Hotel. It closed in 1939. Photograph by Wormald of Leeds.
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Grand Central Hotel, postcard (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Postcard view showing the Grand Central Hotel on Briggate, described on the postcard as 'The Leading Commercial Hotel' with 'over 200 rooms and 35 stock rooms.' The hotel was originally named the Bull and Mouth Hotel but became the Grand Central around 1903, at which time it was also extended upwards. It changed its name again to the Victory Hotel in 1921 but closed in 1939 and was eventually demolished. The clock on the wall outside was made by local clockmakers William Potts & Sons.
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Post-war Briggate (City Centre) (5 comments)
Black & White imageAfter 1948. View of post-war Briggate, with trams, very few cars and a pedestrian population. One of the cars helps to date the image. It is a split windscreen MM Series Morris Minor, first produced in 1948. It has the "low lights" - headlights fitted at a low level either side of the grille. By the early 1950s Morris Minors were in production with the headlights in a raised position. As we don't know how old the car is from the image we could be looking at a 1950s scene here, but it is certainly 1948 or after. Woolworth's fifth British store opened on the Headrow in 1912, but the purpose-built Briggate store opened on the site of the Albion Hotel in December 1928. The Bull and Mouth Hotel, then the Victory, was bought in 1939 for extensions, but their building was delayed until 1955 which would indicate that the photograph is dated somewhere between 1948 and 1955. Woolworth's closed in May 1987, leaving a branch in the Merrion Centre. Schofield's moved into the building in September of the same year, while its own Headrow site was redeveloped as the Schofield's Centre.
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Theaker Lane, Bull and Mouth (Armley)
Black & White image27th April 1906. View of stable of Bull and Mouth Inn which was at 6 Theaker Lane.
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