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Adwalton Moortop, nos. 68 - 70 (Drighlington) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View of a pair of cottages situated at Moortop, Adwalton, near Plasticisers Ltd. These houses are still standing today (2017), numbered 68-70, though they are now on the edge of the Cavendish development. The house on the left seen derelict here, with windows that were once coloured glass now broken and an arch removed from above the door. The garden wall is also derelict and the garden and grass verge have become overgrown. Since this time the section of the building to the left hand side of the front door has been removed and the remainder renovated. The house on the right is seen here with its coloured glass windows retained and is surrounded by a well trimmed hedge and wall. On the far right the end of another house is visible with the porch extension just seen. These have both since been renovated and modernised. On the left behind the houses is a structure with a corrugated metal roof. This was the site of New Mill. The area where the cottages and gardens were built occupies the ground that was held by the Parliamentarian soldiers under General Fairfax before the Battle of Adwalton in June 1643, during the English Civil War.
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Aerial View of Adwalton Moor (Drighlington) (2 comments)
Black & White image22nd August 1968, Image shows junction of Moorside Road, Fairfield Lane and Hodgson Lane at the Railway Inn and extensions to the Penfield Estate Estate at the top of the photograph.
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Aerial View of Moorside Housing Estate (Drighlington) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, Taken from north west side looking south east towards Birkby Brow Wood. Image shows Moorside Road in the foreground, new bungalow and chalet of Moorside estate, part of Fairfax council estate. Disused railway track and Leeds-Huddersfield Road in the background.
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Aerial View of St Paul's Church (Drighlington)
Black & White image22nd August 1968, Aerial view of St Paul's Church of England (1878) on back lane off Whitehall Road. Also visible is the large church cemetery and the Church Hall behind.
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Aerial View of Thomas Holdsworth and Sons (Drighlington)
Black & White imageUndated, View of Thomas Holdsworth & Sons Ltd hill top factory in the foreground taken from the west looking east towards Adwalton Moor. The works in the background are Barrons Textile Mill on the right of which is visible the reservoir. On the left of the picture is visible the entrance to Whitehall Grove off Hodgson Lane. Also see the path of the old railway track of the Bradford-Wakefield line.
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