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Abbey Grange School (West Park) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Side view of the hall and science block, Abey Grange School. Abbey Grange was formerly one of the Kirkstall Abbey manors.
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Abbey Grange School (West Park) (15 comments)
Black & White image29th March 1963 To the left, railway line from Leeds to Harrogate, Horsforth Ring Road can be seen running left to right under the railway. At the top centre edge, quarry and Clayton Woods. The two tower blocks are Clayton Grange and Clayton Court. To the left of the flats, Fillingfir Drive curves round to Moor Grange Court, the tower block to the right of the school. The road in the foreground is Butcher Hill.
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Abbey Grange School (West Park) (18 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Abbey Grange Church of England Secondary School was opened on October 11th 1962 by H.R.H. The Princess Royal (at this time The Princess Royal was Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood and only daughter of King George V). The school occupies a site which was once a farm belonging to Kirkstall Abbey just off Butcher Hill. This view shows the end wall of the main teaching block.
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Aerial View, Lawnswood High School (West Park) (7 comments)
Black & White image29th March 1963 The two wings of the school can be seen in the centre, with extensive playing fields. Otley Road is in the bottom right corner, the Ring Road runs from the top left across to the right edge, junction with Otley Road.
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Aerial View, Lawnswood High School (West Park) (12 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Two separate schools built on the one site, Boys Modern School first known as Leeds Modern and the Girls Modern School. They were known collectively as Lawnswood High School. They were part of a plan to create secondary schools in the Leeds suburbs. Built around 1926 at a cost of £120,000. A new school building has now been built and the old school demolished.
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