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Search Aspect ( Darnley Road )
Location - Leeds & District

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Darnley Road, number 2 (West Park) (2 comments)
Black & White image24th October 1945. View of a semi-detached house at 2 Darnley Road, off Spen Road. It is brick built with stone window surrounds and ivy on the front wall. Part of timber garage to the left of the picture can be seen, and a garden with shrubs, trees and broken gate in the foreground.
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Darnley Road, number 2 (West Park) (2 comments)
Black & White image24th October 1945. Number 2 Darnley Road at the corner with Spen Road. Brick built house with stone window surround, attic window and hexagonal turret at one corner. Broken gate in brick wall with beech hedge and garden behind. Timber garage to left of picture.
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Spen Road, no. 3, Darnley Road, no. 2 (West Park)
Black & White image24th October 1945. View shows a pair of semi-detached houses on the corner of Spen Road and Darnley Road, off Otley Road. In the foreground no. 3 Spen Road has a spire and bay windows. A sculpture is visible over the front door. Behind this is no. 2 Darnley Road, which was once the residence of J. R. R. Tolkien, author of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit". According to a directory of 1925, he was living here while a professor of English Language at the University of Leeds. He had previously resided at 11 St. Mark's Terrace off Woodhouse Lane (1923 directory).
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West Park, postcard (West Park)
Colour imageUndated. Colour-tinted postcard showing Spen Road from the junction with Otley Road. Darnley Road leads off Spen Road to the left. No. 4 Darnley Road is on the far left, then a semi-detached building comprising no. 2 Darnley Road (for a time in the 1920s the residence of J.R.R. Tolkien) and no. 3 Spen Road. Tram lines can be seen on Otley Road in the foreground.
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West Park, postcard (West Park)
Colour imagec1907. Colour-tinted postcard with a postdate of 21st July 1907 showing Spen Road from the junction with Otley Road. The building on the left by the junction with Darnley Road, is semi-detached and comprises of no. 3 Spen Road (right) and no. 2 Darnley Road (left). The latter was once the residence of 'Lord of the Rings' author J.R.R. Tolkien, while he was a professor of English Language at Leeds University during the 1920s.
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