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Search Aspect ( Brooke Hall )
Location - Leeds & District

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Anglo American Oil Company Ltd., unveiling of commemorative plaque. (Hunslet)
Black & White image1933. Image taken at the Anglo American Oil Company Ltd., a filling station at the corner of Hunslet Lane with South Brook(e) Street. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Alderman R.H. Blackburn has unveiled a commemorative plaque to mark the site of Brooke Hall, a 17th Century red brick residence built by Alderman Thomas Kitchingman. It eventually became the home of Alderman John Brooke who named it Brooke Hall. Both of these men held the office of Mayor of Leeds in 1688 and 1705, and 1736 and 1754 respectlively. When the filling station was rebuilt in 1975 the plaque was repositioned and once more unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Alan Pedley.
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Hunslet Lane at the corner with South Brook(e) Street, commemorative plaque. (Hunslet)
Black & White image1933. Image shows the commemorative plaque erected at the filling station on the corner of Hunslet Lane with South Brook(e) Street in 1933. The Anglo-American oil company Ltd. commissioned the plaque and it was unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Alderman R.H. Blackburn J.P. The plaque is on the site of Brooke Hall and is made in materials from the demolished building. The red brick house dated from 1670 and was built by Alderman Thomas Kitchingman who was Mayor of Leeds in 1688 and 1705. The house was named after Alderman John Brooke who lived there at a later date and was Mayor of Leeds in 1736 and 1754. The plaque also commemorates the battle of 1643 between Royalists under Sir William Savile and the Parliamentarians led by Sir Thomas Fairfax. Dates when the River Aire overflowed near this point are also recorded. The petrol station was repositioned. This time it was unveiled by Councillor Alan Pedley, the Lord Mayor of Leeds.
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Hunslet Lane, South Brook Street, Alderman Brooke's House (Hunslet)
Black & White imageUndated. View shows an old house on the corner of Hunslet Lane and South Brooke Street. Sometimes refered to as Brooke House or Brooke Hall, it was once the residence of Alderman John Brooke (or Brook) who was Mayor of Leeds in 1736 and 1754. It had been built by another Mayor of Leeds, Alderman Thomas Kitchingman, who held the office in 1688 and 1705. After its demolition in 1932 a commemoration plaque was erected on the site using materials from the demolished building. This has since been repositioned slightly due to road changes and can now be seen on Meadow Lane close to the Salem Church. Photograph by Wormald of Leeds.
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