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Search Aspect ( Baghill Green )
Location - Leeds & District

Baghill Green from the Hare and Hounds. (West Ardsley)
Colour imageJuly 1971. View looks towards Baghill Green in the distance, as seen from the rear of Hare and Hounds. The houses in the fore and middle ground are in Baghill Road and number, on the far left, 53, continuing in a descending order towards the junction with Baghill Green. Manor Farm Barn is visible on the left and is grade II listed. It is thought to be early 18th Century. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archives.
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Baghill Green, Gypsy Caravan or Vardo (West Ardsley) (3 comments)
Colour imageAugust 1965. This gypsy caravan or vardo parked on Baghill Green belongs to Tommy Gaskin, a traveller camped at Lee Gap Fair. It is an example of a Bowtop Vardo which has a front door and rear window. An arched wooden frame supports the weather proofed canvas. Painted decoration has been added to the woodwork and there are gaily coloured curtains and a vase of flowers at the entrance. The Vardo was built by Bill Wright at his yard in Spibey Lane, Rothwell Haigh. Tommy Gaskin, the owner, also built and painted wagons. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Baghill Green, Gypsy Caravans or Vardos. (West Ardsley)
Colour imageAugust 1965. View of five Gypsy Caravans or Vardos, as they were known, having arrived for Lee Gap Fair. This style of caravan is called 'the openlot' and came into use in the 1930s, adapted from the 'pot wagon'. It has a bow shaped canvas top and is built on to a cart. There is no door but the front has two pillars for support and proud of their Vardos and as seen here, often painted them with intricate patterns sometimes picked out in gold leaf. Note the cage bird hung in the doorway of the caravan on the left. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Baghill Green, Manor Farm (West Ardsley)
Colour image1960s. View of the brick-built Manor House Farm at Baghill Green. Image used courtesy of Peter Aldred. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Baghill Green, the Band Walk (West Ardsley)
Colour image1970s. Image shows the Band Walk behind Manor Farm, Baghill Green. Woodkirk Church, St. Mary's, can be seen in the background beyond a field of crops - probably rhubarb. Some of the Morley and Tingley mill chimneys are visible in the distance. Image used courtesy of Peeter Aldred. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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