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"Butch & Mates" in front of properties in Servia Hill (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White image1970. Image, entitled "Butch and Mates", shows a group of children of varying ages pictured as they play out on an area of cleared land in front of rows of terraced houses located in Servia Hill. They have lit a small "camp fire" which is blazing away behind them.
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Aerial View of Woodhouse Moor (Woodhouse) (13 comments)
Black & White image1952. Aerial view of Woodhouse Moor, an area of common land acquired by Leeds Corporation for the sum of £3,000 in 1855. Woodhouse Ridge was purchased in 1877. Coming in from the top left edge is Hyde Park Road where it meets Hyde Park Corner and the junction with Woodhouse Lane. Woodhouse Lane runs across to the right edge. On Woodhouse Lane, Woodhouse feast is in view. Snaking down the right edge is Clarendon Road which used to be Reservoir Street due to the reservoir belonging to Leeds Corporation Waterworks which still runs alongside it. (The reservoir was built in 1837 and was bought by the Corporation in 1852, and after several tragedies it was covered, and simultaneously enlarged, in 1865. In 1990 it was reduced in size, with the end near the junction with Woodhouse Lane, immediately behind the library, being sold for development - information supplied by Merrick). Paths radiate from the circular centre of the moor and the bowling greens and tennis courts can be seen. At the end of the path running to the right edge the memorial to Queen Victoria is visible. Moorland Road cuts across towards the bottom joining Clarendon Road. Leeds Grammar School is at the bottom edge. The photograph is thought to have been taken around Easter Time when the fair is in situ on the moor.
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Aerial View, Leeds University (Woodhouse) (110 comments)
Black & White imagec.1960 Leeds University, on Woodhouse Lane. In the left corner at the junction with University Road is Emmanuel Church, the University Chaplaincy. The old Yorkshire College buildings can be seen on the right side of University Road. Woodhouse Cemetery is behind the University, after clearance it was called St George's Field. Land has been cleared along Woodhouse Lane to the junction with Clarendon Road in preparation for the building of the Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering buildings. These were built between 1960 and 1963. In the top right corner, pre-fabricated housing, erected to ease the post war housing shortage. In the bottom right corner, Blenheim School is in view.
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Aerial View, Leeds University (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, Aerial view of Woodhouse area with Yorkshire College building (in the centre on University Road) and to the left the first University Buildings. Woodhouse Cemetery can be seen on the left. The Yorkshire College became the nucleus of the University Campus.
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Aerial View, Leeds University (Woodhouse)
Black & White imageUndated, Leeds University buildings are in the centre of the view, with Woodhouse Lane running in front of them. In the top left corner the inner ring road is under construction.
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Aerial View, Leeds University (Woodhouse)
Black & White imageUndated, The University buildings, with the Parkinson Tower. Woodhouse Lane is in the centre on the bottom edge, looping around the University. On the top edge, right of the lane is Leeds Polytechnic, the Civic Hall on the right. The area of terrace houses on the right would be cleared, site used for hospital extensions and University buildings. In the bottom right can be seen Clarendon Road, with the old police station and library at the junction with Woodhouse Lane. This is a corner of Woodhouse Moor, the statue of Queen Victoria which was re-sited from the Headrow is on the bottom edge. To the left is the junction of Raglan Road and Woodhouse Lane. Behind the property fronting the lane can be seen a number of pre-fabricated homes.
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Aerial View, Woodhouse Lane, Clarendon Road, Leeds University (Woodhouse) (10 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, This view looks onto Leeds University Campus. In the centre foreground is the Department of Mechanical Engineering which was completed in 1961. Woodhouse Lane runs in front of this building from the left edge to the bottom right corner where The Library public house is now situated. Clarendon Road runs from here towards the top edge. To the left of Clarendon Road is Woodhouse Cemetery which is now part of the University Campus and is called St George's Fields. The headstones and memorials were removed from the cemetery in 1968. View dates from the mid 1960s.
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Albert Street nos. 2, 4 (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White image29th October 1962. Remains of Albert Street, numbers 2 and 4 can be seen. The left side of this block was Moseley Street. Ridge Road is on the left, Meanwood Road on the right.
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Albert Street nos. 2, 4. Ridge Road no. 3 (Woodhouse) (5 comments)
Black & White image29th October 1962 Albert Street has 2 houses remaining, number 4 with derelict property on the left side and 2 on the right. Two large posters advertise Skol lager and Hovis bread. The off-licence shop was licenced to Beatrice Brotton, number 3 Ridge Road. Moseley Street is on the right, Ridge Road continued onto Woodhouse Ridge.
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Alexandra Street nos. 1 - 4 (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, This is looking from Shay Street along Alexandra Street to Scott Terrace, which is visible on the right. Four houses, on the left is number 1, moving right are 2, 3 and 4. Marked 'Trustees of Robert Wray'. Photo taken in the 1950s before clearance.
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Alexandra Street nos. 5 - 8 (Woodhouse) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, One of a series of small streets lying between Scott Terrace and Shay Street. Scott Terrace is on the left, then 5 Alexandra Street, followed to the right by 6, 7 and 8, Shay Street is in the foreground. Property is marked 'Trustees of Robert Wray' and was demolished. Holborn Towers and council houses are on the site, built in the early 1960s.
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Algernon Firth Institute of Pathology, St George's Road (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, View of the Algernon Firth Institute of Pathology in St George's Road, part of Leeds University. It was designed by local architect, John C. Proctor and is an early example of the use of re-inforced concrete in building. The institute, adjoining the Medical School, opened in 1933 by Sir Algernon Firth, Bart.
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All Souls' Church from the first floor front bedroom window of number 1 Well Close Mount (Woodhouse) (9 comments)
Black & White image1955. View of All Souls' Church taken from the larger front bedroom window of number 1 Well Close Mount. The road in the foreground is Blenheim Mount and the junction with Well Close Mount is just seen, left. The property on the left is number 2 Well Close Mount. The church stands at the junction of Blenheim Grove, which runs alongside the wall, and Blackman Lane, seen between the church and number 22 Blenheim Mount, towards the right. All Souls' Church was erected between 1876 and 1880 at a cost of around £20,000 to designs in the Early English style. It was built as a memorial to Dean Hook, who was Vicar of Leeds between 1837 and 1859. The church is still in existence but the properties in Well Close Mount are demolished and the site is now public open space.
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All Souls Church, Baptistry (Woodhouse) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Postcard showing Baptistry inside All Souls Church on Blackman Lane.
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All Souls Church, Blackman Lane, rear view (Woodhouse)
Colour imageUndated. View showing the rear of All Souls Church in Blackman Lane. The church was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott R.A. and was consecrated in 1880. It was constructed at a cost of £20,000 in the Early English style. The square tower is built to the north-west. It was an Edwardian addition designed by the son of George Gilbert Scott, John Olrid Scott (1841-1913).
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All Souls Church, detail of a wooden carving (Woodhouse)
Colour imageUndated. Image shows the detail of a wood carving in All Souls Church. The church was consecrated in 1880 and was built as a memorial to the Vicar of Leeds, Dean Hook. All Souls Church is situated in Blackman Lane.
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All Souls Church, detail of angel carving (Woodhouse)
Colour imageUndated. Detail of carving depicting an angel bearing a cross at all Souls Church in Blackman Lane. The church was erected between 1876 and 1880 in memory of Dean Hook who was Vicar of Leeds between 1837 and 1859.
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All Souls Church, detail of carving (Woodhouse)
Colour imageUndated. Image shows detail of carving to be seen in All Souls Church in Blackman Lane. It depicts Christ wearing a crown of thorns and carrying the cross. All Souls Church dates from 1880 when it was consecrated.
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All Souls Church, detail of carving on a choir stall. (Woodhouse)
Colour imageUndated. Image shows the intricate carving on a choir stall in All Souls Church, located in Blackman Lane. The carving depicts a winged, dragon-like creature amongst leaves and berries. All Souls Church was consecrated in 1880 and had seating for 900 parishioners. It was built to designs by Sir George Gilbert Scott R.A.
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All Souls Church, detail of organ case (Woodhouse)
Colour imageUndated. Image shows lettering, carved and gilded, to be seen on the organ case at All Souls Church in Blackman. The church, designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, R.A., was consecrated in 1880 and the organ case was presented in 1892.
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