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Aerial View , Great North Road (Wetherby) (1 comment)
Colour image1988. Aerial view of the Great North Road as it crosses Wetherby Bridge spanning the River Wharfe. The white water of the weir can be clearly seen. The Great North Road becomes the High Street as it cuts through the town centre of Wetherby. The Market Place branches off the High Street soon after leaving the bridge. Tennis courts and the Old Mill are visible on the banks of the Wharfe left of the bridge. The Wilderness Car Park is to the right of the bridge. Micklethwaite stables are at the bottom edge.
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Aerial View looking East (City Centre)
Colour image5th October 1999. Looking towards East End Park, the image shows in the bottom left hand corner the junction of The Headrow and Park Row. The brown and white tower is Cavendish House, with Merton House on its right, both are on Albion Street. Behind these, in the distance are the 4 leaded domes of Kirkgate Market, behind that can be seen St. Saviour's Church and behind that an industrial works and chimneys. On the right is Leeds Parish Church and in the foreground is Gallery House on The Headrow, home of Templer bar.
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Aerial View looking South-West (City Centre)
Colour image5th October 1999 On the left, two of the Market's leaded domes are visible, as is the clock tower of Leeds Parish Church, Kirkgate. On the right, towering over its neighbours is West Riding House, while the bottom right hand corner reveals the building tops of Park Row including 15/16 Park Row, the award-winning glass fronted building and its neighbour, number 14, where a man is visible stood on the roof terrace.
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Aerial view of Leeds showing the City Station (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image17th September 1962. Aerial view over the city of Leeds showing Leeds City Station in the centre. To the left of it is the River Aire before it flows beneath the railway under the dark arches. In the bottom right-hand corner are the graving docks off the canal basin at Granary Wharf. The bridge over the canal at this point dates from 1841 and is situated at Office Lock next to the old Canal Office. Beyond where the canal and River Aire meet there is Victoria Bridge (right edge, centre) then following the bends of the river towards the top, Leeds Bridge is only just visible and in the top corner Crown Point Bridge can be seen clearly. Following the railway line from the top edge various landmarks can be seen. To the left at the top is the huge complex of Quarry Hill Flats, moving down there is Leeds Parish Church of St. Peter, then the dome of the Corn Exchange. To the left of the Corn Exchange is Kirkgate Market fronting Vicar Lane. To the right of the station is the former Tramways Depot on Swinegate. Below that, between Neville Street and the river, is the woollen mill at School Close which, in 1973, became the site of the Dragonara Hotel (now the Leeds Hilton). The line of light buildings across the top left-hand corner are on Eastgate and include Lewis's department store. They were part of Sir Reginald Blomfield's scheme of the 1930's. The grid pattern of streets comprising the city shopping areas can be seen including Vicar Lane, Briggate and Park Row. Wellington Street comes in from the bottom left-hand coner and following the line of it City Square is visible. At the bottom edge traffic is seen in Whitehall Road and the Whitehall Mills Complex.
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Aerial View of Wetherby (Wetherby)
Colour image1988. Aerial view of Wetherby showing the River Wharfe. At the bend in the river, the tennis courts are visible with Scott Mews at the rear. To the right of the tennis courts is the Old Mill and the weir stretches across the river before it flows under Wetherby Bridge, bottom right. A straight line upwards from the tennis courts takes the eye to the Town Hall building in the centre of the Market Place. The centre of the Market Place is triangular in shape. The High Street crosses Wetherby Bridge, right, continues into North Street and then becomes Deighton Road. Wetherby High School with its tennis courts and playing fields can be seen top right of centre. Part of Wetherby Racecourse is at the top right hand corner.
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