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Search Aspect ( Micklefield )
Location - Leeds & District

Aerial View, Rawdon (Rawdon) (10 comments)
Black & White image1955? New Road Side (A65 Otley Road) running north south Harrogate Road to right. Left Micklefield Park, Micklefield House. Aireborough Council based here until 1974. Parkland includes large kitchen garden, children's playground, stables to north of house, now site of Rawdon Library (1962) the Low Fold, group of stone cottages and field known as Whitelands, centre right, former Temperance Hall, then Rawdon Empire Cinema, demolished 1964.
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Buckstone Drive, Micklefield Lane (Rawdon) (2 comments)
Black & White imagec1905. Image shows Buckstone Drive, a row of substantial villas with ornate gables off Micklefield Lane. This private road is walled with pillars and wrought iron gates across the street entrance. A woman and two children are seen to the left of the gate. Buckstone Drive was named after Buckstone Rock, which is in Cragg Wood, used a meeting place for dissenters in the 17th Century.
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Little London , Micklefield Lane (Rawdon)
Black & White imageC1980. View of Micklefield Lane in the Conservation locality of Little London, looking towards the junction of Apperley Lane. In the centre the long stone building with gable end facing the road was part of the former Little London School dating from 1846. The entrance is through the gates flanked by stone gateposts. The buildings surround a courtyard are which used to be a playground. The school closed in 1960 and in this image work was in progress to convert the buildings to dwellings which became known as Micklefield Mews. To the right of the school part of number 14 Micklefiled Lane. Number 13 is to the left of the school and numbers continue to descend in an odds sequence towards the junction with Apperley Lane. In the background at the extreme right edge a cottage in Lombard Street can be glimpsed.
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Little London School, Micklefield Lane (Rawdon)
Black & White imageC1980. View from Micklefield Lane into the premises of the former Little London School, built here in 1846. A sign above the stone wall advertises D.A. Coulson (properties) Ltd. of Yeadon, a building contractor working on the conversions of the old school buildings to private dwellings. They were to be called 'Micklefield Mews'. The school was founded on the Quaker 'Lancasterian' principles where older pupils were appointed as monitors to teach the younger children. After this the buildings became a Baptist Sunday School and the housed the Mechanics Institute. A 1908 directory lists the premises as a school once more and it continued as such until closure in 1960. The playground is visible through the gates and there were once two classrooms and outside toilets.
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Little London School, Micklefield Lane (Rawdon) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec1980. View of the former Little London School situated in Micklefield Lane. There are some building materials in evidence, and the buildings appear to be undergoing development. They are nowadays known as Micklefield Mews and are converted to private dwellings. The school was founded in 1846 and the architecture is vernacular Tudor in style. The large coutyard area in front of the buildings was used as a playground.
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