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Abbey Road (Kirkstall)
Black & White image13th January 1950. View along Abbey Road, near site of Brigg's quarry.
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Abbey Road (Hawksworth LS5) (1 comment)
Black & White image13th January 1950. View of Brigg's quarry off Abbey Road on the edge of Hawksworth Wood.
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Abbey House Museum (Kirkstall)
Black & White image13th February 1935. Abbey Road junction with Abbey Walk, which runs to side of Museum up to Morris Lane. Taken prior to road improvemnets. The Abbey House was originally the gate house for Kirkstall Abbey, it became detached when the turnpike road was built in 1827. From 1584, for 300 yeas it belonged to the Savile family. It became the home of the Butler and Beecroft families, also proprietors of Kirkstall Forge until 1889. It was sold to Leeds City Council in 1925 and opened as a folk museum in 1927. It has recently had extensive restoration work.
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Abbey House Museum, from Abbey Road (Kirkstall)
Colour imagec late 1960s. View of Abbey House Museum and grounds seen from Abbey Road.
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Abbey Picture House, Abbey Road (Kirkstall) (10 comments)
Black & White image26th August 1937 This cinema opened on 22nd September 1913 showing 'The Web' and 'The Near to Return Road' The architect was Fred Mitchell, manager John Briggs, owners Ransley, Dealey and Briggs. There were 520 seats it advertised, that the new picture house has five exits and fifteen ventilators. On an orchestral balcony good music is provided by piano and violin under the direction of Mr Will H Netttleton. It was closed on 8th October 1960, last film shown was 'Idle on Parade' with William Bendix. Now a bingo hall.
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