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Search Aspect ( Mount St. Mary )
Location - Leeds & District

Marsh Lane, aerial view (Bank) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Looking north onto Quarry Hill area. Marsh Lane goods yard, upper right portion, Station and goods building can be seen adjacent to the the railway line. At the bottom centre can be seen Mount St. Mary's Church.
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Mount St Mary's Church, interior (Richmond Hill) (39 comments)
Black & White imageNovember 1936. View down the nave of Mount St Mary's Church looking at the altar. The foundation stone was laid in 1853 and the nave and side aisles completed in 1857. It was built to serve the Irish immigrant community who had settled in this area after escaping the famine in Ireland. The church was closed in 1989.
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Mount St. Mary's Church, from Upper Accommodation Road (Richmond Hill) (3 comments)
Colour imageUndated. View from Upper Accdommodation Road looking towards Mount St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. In between is a cleared area that had previously been occupied by Elsie View and Ada Crescent. This area has since become the site of new housing on The Spinney and Spinneyfield Croft. On the right, the site of the former Bertha streets has already been built on and has become Richmond Hill Close. Image courtesy of Paul Farnill.
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Mount St. Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, Raincliffe Road, Formerly Victoria Council School (Richmond Hill) (4 comments)
Colour imageUndated. View of the former Mount St. Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School standing in a delapidated condition in the cordoned off playground in Raincliffe Road. It was originally Victoria Council School but had been vacated. Mount St. Mary's moved here in 1983 as a temporary solution when old mine workings below the foundations of the premises of the original school, near the church, caused a 20 foot hole to appear in the playground. Mount St. Mary's R. C. Primary School occupied this building for 16 years. Again, the pupils were evacuated in June 1999 when it was discovered that a supporting arch on the upper storey was unstable. Four temporary portakabins were set up to house the displaced classes. When Little London County Primary School vacated temporary buildings to move to a new school, the temporary buildings, all 31, were moved to the field next to this building in Raincliffe Road, and the new 'temporary' Mount St. Mary's Primary opened on 13th September 1999. The school continued to thrive despite the many upheavals and achieved National Beacon Status in May 2001. The school's future, at this moment in time, is uncertain but £1.6 million government funding has been offered for the building of a new school. This Victorian brick building was demolished in 2002.
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Mount St. Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, Raincliffe Road, Formerly Victoria Council School (Richmond Hill) (5 comments)
Colour imageUndated. View of the derelict former Mount St. Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School which was demolished in 2002. It dates from Victorian times and began as the Victoria Council School. Mount St. Mary's occupied the vacant building when their own premises in Church Road were deemed unsafe due to mining subsidence. The brightly painted mural looks incongruous against the backdrop of broken and boarded windows and missing roof.
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