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Aerial View, Bodington Hall (Lawnswood) (3 comments)
Black & White image1963 Bodington Hall complex, a Leeds University Hall of Residence and Playing fields, built on part of the Weetwood Hall estate. The site was named after Sir Nathan Bodington J.P. the first Vice Chancellor of Leeds University between 1904 - 1911. He was married to Eliza Barran, daughter of John Barran who was a prominent Leeds businessman. Bodington Hall opened in November 1961. The Ring Road is to the left and Otley Road to the right.
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Aerial View, Lawnswood (Lawnswood) (4 comments)
Black & White image1963 Aerial view of Lawnswood, Otley Road runs across from left to right. Lawnswood Crematorium and Cemetery are off Otley Road in the centre of the upper portion of the photo. In the centre below is Bodington Hall, part of Leeds University. To the right, a complex of goverment buildings.
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Air Raid Shelter (Otley Road) (Lawnswood)
Black & White image12th December 1952. Picture shows the east side of Otley Road next to the sports ground, looking at an old air raid shelter. Trees and grass are visible in the background.
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Bodington Hall, playing fields (Lawnswood) (1 comment)
Colour imageMarch 2013. View of Bodington Hall playing fields taken from next to Otley Road. Part of the Leeds University Halls of Residence are seen in the background. Named after Sir Nathan Bodington J.P., first vice chancellor of the university, they were opened in November 1961. They are currently (August 2013) in the process of demolition and a new housing development is planned for the site.
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Flowers For Leeds Competition, 39 New Adel Lane (Lawnswood)
Black & White image1951. Image shows Miss M. Rose and her mother tending the plants on the kerb outside their home at 39 New Adel Lane. The small area is enhanced with window boxes and has small trees in tubs flanking the doorway. The garden was entered into the Flowers For Leeds Competition for 1951.
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