|||Adel Church, South Porch (Adel)
A Christmas wreath decorates the door of the South porch of Adel Church. The roof of the porch has been given a protective covering in recent years. The elaborate carvings date from the Norman period and include representations of the four Evangelists. The arched doorway has clear examples of designs seen in Norman carving, Zig-Zags, cheverons, dog-tooth and beals. The door was remade in the nineteenth century (1879) and is copied from what was thought to be the original. The sanctuary ring was made in York C.1200.
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|||Briggate looking south (City Centre)
View of Briggate looking south showing the Christmas lights.
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|||Briggate, Father Christmas and Lord Mayor (City Centre) (1 comment)
Councillor Linda Middleton, Lord Mayor of Leeds 1997-98, is seen on Briggate with Father Christmas and a pony pulling a sleigh, collecting for the charity Childline. Marks & Spencer can be seen in the background, with the Works bookshop to the right. Councillor Middleton represented Middleton ward between 1986 and 2002.
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|||Christmas Decorations in Scarth Gardens, Scatcherd Park, Scatcherd Hill and on Morley Town Hall (Morley)
Image shows Christmas decorations in Scarth Gardens, Scatcherd Park, Scatcherd Hill and on Morley Town Hall taken just after dusk. Headlights and tail lights of vehicles on Scatcherd Hill can be seen, whereas the outline of vehicles not moving can be seen in full light. Bulbs at a low level were subject to vandalism so, as time went by, the Christmas decorations were put at a higher level and even the Christmas trees on the Town Hall steps were abandoned. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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|||Christmas Party at Bramley (Bramley)
A group of children pose for a photograph during a Christmas party in Bramley.
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