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Search Aspect ( Great North Road )
Location - Leeds & District

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A1 junction, aerial view (Boston Spa) (11 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view of the A1 junction at Boston Spa, with the A1 flyover under construction. The view is looking south with the A1 (Great North Road) running from top to bottom and the A659 from left to right. To the left the A659 is known as Moor End as it leads into Boston Spa centre.
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A1 near Kirk Deighton (Kirk Deighton)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the A1 near Kirk Deighton showing Midway Filling Station. This was known as The Great North Road.
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Aberford Almshouses, the Great North Road. (Aberford) (2 comments)
Black & White image30th May 1975. View of Aberford Almshouses located on the west side of the Great North Road. They were built between 1843 and 1845 as 2 storey dwellings for retired estate workers four men and four women, on the Gascoigne Estate. The last Estate workers to inhabit the almshouses vacated them in 1976. Nowadays, the listed buildings have now been converted to business use and are known as the 'Priory Park' development.
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Aberford Almshouses. (Aberford)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows the frontage of Aberford Almshouses, situated on the west side of the Great North Road, South of the village. They were built to the designs by George Fowler Jones at the instigation of the two Gascoigne sisters, Elizabeth and Mary Isabella. They had lost both their brothers, Thomas and Richard Silver and their father Richard Oliver Gascoigne in 1843 and so they had the almshouses built as a memorial. Four, two - storey residences flank a central tower and were designed to accommodate four male and four female retired estate workers. At the south end of the buildings, left, there was a chapel which was in use from 1845 until 1976. At the north end, right, there was a refectory. The almshouses were vacated by the residents in 1976 and are now convereted for business use and known as 'Priory Park'. Photograph by Ron Turner.
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Aberford Almshouses. (Aberford)
Black & White imagec1975. View of Aberford Almshouses, located on the west side of the Great North Road, south of the village. They were built between 1843 and 1845 to the designs by Scottish born architect, George Fowler Jones (1817/18 - 1905) who practised in York. He designed them on behalf of Elizabeth and Mary Isabella Gascoigne as a memorial to their father, Richard Oliver Gascoigne and two brothers, Thomas and Richard Silver who had recently died. The central towers separates the eight, two storey dwellings, reserved four men and four women, retired workers of Gascoigne Estate. At the south end of the buildings, left, there is a small chapel and at the north end, right, a refectory. The last residents vacated the almshouses in 1976 and the listed buildings are now converted for business use and named Priory Park.
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