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Bramley Board School, Hough Lane (Bramley) (19 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows part of the front elevation of Bramley Board School in Hough Lane, later to become Bramley Council School. It used to be known locally as the Top Board due to its location at the top of Hough Lane. Initially, Bramley Board Schools were held in hired premises, from May 1872. Hough Lane School opened on, 20th August 1877 and when the girls wing was added in March 1900 the school was able to accommodate 561 pupils. Board Schools were the result of the Elementary Education Act of 1870 which entitled the 1,888 children of Bramley a free education.
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Bramley Library, Hough Lane (Bramley) (1 comment)
Colour image1996. View of Bramley Library on Hough Lane, a branch which opened on 7th July 1927. On the left is part of a row of terraced houses on St. Peter's Mount.
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Bramley Library, Hough Lane (Bramley) (3 comments)
Colour image1996. View of Bramley Library on Hough Lane, which opened in 1927. Terraced housing on St. Peter's Mount can be seen on the left.
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Bramley Organ Works, Hough Lane, Bramley (Bramley) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated This 1900 image shows the Bramley Organ Works with Cross Bath Road on the left and Hough Lane on the right. Established by James Jepson Binns of Warrel's Grove in 1880. In the late 1870s Binns worked for the organ builders Messrs Abbot & Co., when he was challenged on a matter of organ building by the Leeds musician J.W. Broughton. When Binns succeeded in the task, Broughton found investers to help start up the Bramley Organ Works. Binns (1855-1929) outstanding work and the style of his organ builcing contributed to him earning the nickname 'Battleship Binns'. Demolition of the works and a redevelopment of the surrounding back-to-back terraced houses began after the 1950s
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Bramley, Junction of Hough Lane & Bramley Town Street (Bramley) (10 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, A view of Bramley Town Street at the junction of Hough Lane. The old Wesleyan Chapel can be seen on the left. On the right hand side there is the London and Midland Bank. A woman and a child are looking in a shop window.
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