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Search Aspect ( John Barran )
Location - Leeds & District

Barran's Fountain, Roundhay Park (Roundhay) (3 comments)
Black & White image1908 A coloured postcard showing the fountain presented to the corporation by Sir John Barran M.P. in 1882. The drinking fountain is a classical rotunda. It is grade II listed and was, at the time of this representation surrounded by a circular path with rusticated metal seats arranged at intervals. The gardens comprised of ornamental island beds and colourful herbacious borders.
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Chorley Lane (Little Woodhouse) (5 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View of John Barran and Sons Ltd., Chorley Lane. Barran was one of the pioneers of ready made clothing manufacture in Leeds. This building is now Joseph's Well; it was renovated in the early 1980s. The warehouse built by Thomas Ambler in Moorish design on Park Square for Barran has also been restored.
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Chorley Lane, John Barran Factory (Little Woodhouse)
Black & White imageUndated, View into factory yard of John Barran clothing manufacturer. This is looking from Chorley Lane around 1960.
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Drinking Fountain, Roundhay Park (Roundhay)
Black & White imageUndated, Taken in the early 1900s of the drinking fountain designed by the architect Thomas Ambler. The picture shows the eight classical columns and some of the twenty taps that connected directly to the Eccup water supply providing free refreshment to visitors while waste was drained away from expensive granite basins. Inside the dome is inscribed 'presented to Leeds Corporation by John Barran, MP, 3rd April 1882'. Kissing gate in foreground.
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Fountain in Roundhay Park, postcard (Roundhay)
Colour imagec1907. Colour-tinted postcard with a postmark of 31st March 1907 showing Barran's Fountain in Roundhay Park. This drinking fountain was presented to the park by MP and former Mayor John Barran on 3rd April 1882. Designed by architect Thomas Ambler, it has a classical rotunda shape with eight columns supporting the domed roof and four double-sided fountains. It is now a Grade II listed structure.
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