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Search Aspect ( Jubilee Clock )
Location - Leeds & District

Buttercross, Otley Market Place, painting by Pete Lapish (Otley)
Colour imagec1900. View of Otley Market Place at the turn of the twentieth century in this watercolour painting by Yorkshire artist, Pete Lapish. It shows the Buttercross, on the left, and the Jubilee Clock, built in 1888 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. An open air market, held on Fridays and Saturdays, is still a popular attraction today.
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Hall Lane, junction with Fink Hill, Golden Jubilee Clock (Horsforth) (1 comment)
Colour imageOctober 2003 View of the clock commemorating the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Supported by two green posts, it stands on the corner of Hall Lane with Fink Hill. The time piece was unveiled in July 2002 when Horsforth's oldest resident, 103 year Ethel Nixon cut the ribbon. The Royal Navy Band played a fanfare and the ceremony was attended by Paul Truswell, M.P. for Pudsey and Chairman of Horsforth Council, John Brodwell. Gold lettering decorates the clock with the dates 1952-2002 marking 50 years of Queen Elizabeth's reign. It cost £10,000. St Margaret's Church Hall can be seen in the background on Hall Lane, it was opened by the Bishop of Ripon on 12th December 1912.
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Kirkgate, looking south (Otley)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Kirkgate looking south towards the Chevin in the distance, taken around the 1950s or 1960s. On the left is the Market Place where the Buttercross and the Jubilee Clock can be seen. Shops visible on the right include Freeman, Hardy & Willis, footwear, and H.Mounsey, bookseller and stationer. The street is bustling with people and traffic.
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Kirkgate, Market Place (Otley) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Kirkgate showing the Market Place in the centre, taken around the 1950s or 1960s. It is not a market day so cars are parked in the market place. Taking pride of place is the Jubilee Clock, with the Buttercross visible just behind. On the right is Boots Chemists. On the corner on the left is Lennards footwear, with further along from this Weegmann's butchers, a business dating back to 1869 which is still there today (2008). In the centre by the Buttercross is W.B. Moss & Sons. A car is parked in the foreground.
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Kirkgate, Market Place (Otley) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec Nov-Dec 1976. View looking across Kirkgate to the Market Place. Just visible on the left is Otley D-I-Y centre then the Buttercross, built for farmers and their wives to sell butter, eggs and poultry etc. Moving right, Dewhurst butchers and Boots the chemist are visible with the Jubilee Clock in front, which was built in 1888 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
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