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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (71 comments)
Black & White image1st August 1946 View looks from the south-west onto Quarry Hill Flats. Towards the left are two roundabouts connected by Eastgate. New York Road runs along the top edge of the flats past St Mary's Church and St Patrick's Church situated in the centre just above the flats. From the junction York Road runs to the right edge. St Peter's Street runs across the foreground with the centre of the bottom edge. Marsh Lane and the railway line are on the right.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (7 comments)
Black & White image1st August 1946 View show Quarry Hill Flats looking in the direction of the City Centre. On the left, in the background, Eastgate moving back to the Headrow is visible. Eastgate runs to the 'C' shaped Oastler House block. Almost parallel to this on the right is New York Road running to the bottom right corner. Marsh Lane can be seen in the foreground from left to right. The Marsh Lane Goods Station and viaduct are visible in the bottom left corner.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (16 comments)
Black & White image4th August 1939 View looks onto Quarry Hill Flats. New York Road runs from the top edge to the bottom right corner with Marsh Lane visible in the foreground. The flats consisted of 13 'houses', each being named after a Leeds worthy. These were: Adelaide Neilsen, actress, b. St. Peter's Square,1848; Richard Oastler, social reformer, b. St. Peter's Square 1789; Joseph Priestley, unitarian minister at Leeds, 1767; James Kitson, founder of Hunslet engine co.; Sir Charles Lupton, Lord Mayor of Leeds 1915; Joseph Rhodes, painter and founder of an art school in Leeds; Sir John Savile, 1st alderman in Leeds, 1626; Ralph Thoresby, 18th century historian; Griffith Wright, founder of the Leeds Intelligencer, 1754; Jackson - several Yorkshire Jacksons, including an antiquarian and a musician, not known which one; Victoria - after Queen Victoria, and finally York, after the House of York. The long curved block in the upper left was Oastler House with Thoresby and Victoria Houses making up the smaller 'L' shape and York and Wright Houses, the larger. The small curved block of Kitson House is on the lower right.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (15 comments)
Black & White image1965 View shows Quarry Hill Flats looking north. The layout of the blocks can be clearly seen with Moynihan and Lupton Houses running along the top edge of the site. The distinctive curve of Oastler House is also visible. On the bottom left of the view is Kirkgate Market, followed to the right by the Bus Station, then Marsh Lane and the railway line. Eastgate Roundabout is in front of Oastler House. Behind this, New York Street runs from left to right. Moving back, Regent Street runs towards the top edge branching into Sheepscar Street South and Roseville Road to form a 'Y' shape.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats, Bus Station, Saxton Gardens Flats (Quarry Hill) (6 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. C. 1962-3, Quarry Hill Flats can be seen to the left with Eastgate roundabout bottom left. To the right is the bus station which was rebuilt in 1962-3 at a cost of £6,000. It was reopened by the Lord Mayor, Alderman E. J. Wooler on September 30th 1963. Saxton Gardens Flats can be seen in the top right corner.
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