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Location - Leeds & District

Near Adel Crags, postcard (Adel) (2 comments)
Colour imagec1911. This coloured postcard, entitled 'Near Adel Crags', shows Bridge Cottage on Stairfoot Lane. Seen from Stairfoot Bridge, it looks east towards Alwoodley. Bridge Cottage is believed to date back to before 1682 as it appears on a map of this date, occupied by Richard Wrigglesworth who farmed 36 acres of marginal land. The postcard bears a postmark of 1911. Today, a hundred years later, the cottage still exists but is now surrounded by woodland.
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Tay Foot, postcard (Adel)
Black & White imagec1917. This postcard with a postmark of 9th April 1917 is entitled 'Tay Foot, Adel, Leeds'. This is presumably an old name for Stair Foot as it shows Stairfoot Lane seen from Stairfoot Bridge. The house to the right of centre is Bridge Cottage; a cottage has existed here since at least 1682 when it was marked on a map as being owned by Richard Wrigglesworth, who farmed 36 acres around. According to Steven Burt's 'An Illustrated History of Alwoodley' it was occupied in the early 20th century by a gamekeeper hired by J.E. Eddison of The Lodge, Adel.
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