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Search Aspect ( Oulton Beck )
Location - Leeds & District

Match Works, Oulton Beck (Rothwell) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. View shows on of the outbuildings of Rothwell Match Works, situated on the mill goit on Oulton Beck. It opened in 1840, and was rebuilt in 1875 after several fire, with its final year of production in 1902. The chimney seen here was used for drying matches.
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Rothwell Match Works (Rothwell)
Black & White imageUndated. View of derelict buildings previously forming part of Rothwell Match Works, on Oulton Beck, and off Church Street. The drying chimney can be seen in the centre of the image. The works opened in 1840, was re-built in 1875, and ceased production in 1902.
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Springhead Park, bridge (Oulton)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Springhead Park, Rothwell Lane, looking north. At the top of the picture are the houses on Leeds Road, and top left, houses on Park Lane. Oulton Beck runs through the centre of the site, and crossing over it can be seen the bridge said to have been made from parts of a redundant aircraft carrier.
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Springhead Park, Oulton Beck (Rothwell) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Springhead Park, a small part of what is now Rothwell Park, showing Oulton Beck running along on the left and a path on the right. Springhead Park had originally been privately owned but was taken over by Rothwell Urban District Council in the 1930s and opened up as a public park boasting tennis courts, bowling greens, playgrounds and a cafe.
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