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Search Aspect ( Fulneck )
Location - Leeds & District

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Fulneck Moravian Settlement, painting by Charles Henry Schwanfelder. (Pudsey)
Colour image1814. Aquatint by R. Havell from a painting dating from 1814 by Charles Henry Schwanfelder (1774 - 1837), and showing Fulneck Moravian Settlement. Established in 1744 on a hillside overlooking a valley, Fulneck was named after the town of Fulnec in Northern Moravia, the Czech Republic. Pudsey Beck flows in the valley bottom. Many buildings in Fulneck are Grade II listed and date from the 18th century. The people who settled here originally were members of the Moravian Church and descendents of the Czech Unity of Brethren. The painting is entitled, 'Fulnec, a settlement of the United Brethren near Leeds.' Charles Henry Schwanfelder was the son of John James Schwanfelder who had a business in Woodhouse applying Japanese Laquer (the Japanese Technique) to clocks, snuffboxes and teatrays. C.H. Schwanfelder was appointed court animal painter to the Prince Regent in 1816.
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Fulneck School, Fulneck, Girls Entrance, Pudsey (Pudsey)
Colour image2000/2001 View of Fulneck School in Fulneck, showing the girls side. The school was built by the Moravian Community who had settled in Fulneck. It was designed to provide education for the sons and daughters of Moravian Ministers and missionaries. The school was established here in 1753, and even in the early days the education of girls was valued by the church. Nowadays, Fulneck School is an independent school with christian values catering for pupils from nursery age to sixth form level.
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Fulneck School, Funleck, Boy's Entrance, Pudsey (Pudsey)
Colour image2000/2001 View of Fulneck School, showing the original boy's entrance. The school, located in Fulneck, was founded in 1753. At that time the education provided here was for the son's and daughters of the ministers and missionaries of the Moravian Church, Communities belonging to the Moravian Church, initially from Moravia in the Czech Republic, had become established in the United Kingdom, including this area of Pudsey now known as Fulneck. The Kelly's Directory of the West Riding of Yorkshire for 1908 lists both the Moravian Boarding School for Young Gentlemen and the Moravian Boarding School for Young Ladies. The education of girls had been encouraged over the centuries. Nowadays, Fulneck School is an independent christian school catering for pupils between the ages of 3 and 18, providing modern facilities and a varied programme of learning.
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Fulneck Street nos. 1 - 7 (Woodhouse)
Black & White image17th September 1959. Looking from Woodhouse Cliff to Fulneck Street. Ebury Street is behind on the left. At the end of the street are outside toilets, then moving right, no's.7, 5 & 1 Fulneck Street. Woodhouse Street is on the right with Woodhouse Moor seen in the centre.
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Woodhouse Cliff from close to the junction with Ebury Street (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White image10th June 1913. Image shows very old properties in Woodhouse Cliff, taken from close to the junction with Ebury Street. On the far right is number 17 Woodhouse Cliff, then, moving left, the gap between dwellings leads to Smith's Court. The gable end houses numbers 15 and 16 Woodhouse Cliff, then to the left of these the lighter coloured houses are numbers 13 and 14. Between 14 and 15 there is access to Delph Terrace. The series of high walls seen in the background enclose the gardens of large villas, firstly, Sycamore Lodge, then Cavendish Villas. Just beyond the pavement in the foreground, left, is the junction with Fulneck Street. In the background, left, a row of houses in Cliff Road is visible.
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