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Location - Leeds & District

Aerial View of Cross Gates Carriage/Works during fire incident (Cross Gates) (8 comments)
Black & White image29th March, 1975 Aerial view of Cross Gates Carriage Works on Manston Lane, the firm of Charles H. Roe. A small fire is being attended to by several engines. Nine metro buses worth £120,000 each had to be pushed to safety. Charles H Roe's company was formed in 1916. After closure in the 1980's new investment was generated and buses are still being built here under the name of Optare Lted. Curving down from the right edge is Manston Lane. Barnbow Royal Ordnance factory is bottom right. People can be seen walking along the path on the site of the dismantled railway line which runs from top to bottom, left. Running parallel with it are houses and gardens in Pendas Way.
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Chippendale desk at Temple Newsam (Temple Newsam)
Black & White image1st September 1965 Dr J Sweetman, Director of Temple Newsom, photographed behind the desk made by Thomas Chippendale for the library at Harewood House and purchased for 43,050. This was a world record price for English furniture at auction.
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Chippendale's Yard, looking towards Dolly Lane (Burmantofts)
Black & White image21st October 1958, A view of Chippendale's Yard, a small enclave of houses situated between Dolly Lane and Primrose Place. Looking straight ahead, the house in the left is number 13 with number 11 on the right. These are back to backs. Almost at right angles to the right of the photograph, the numbers follow in descending sequence. Brick built toilet facilities can be seen left.
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Cross Gates, aerial view (Cross Gates) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view looking south-west over Cross Gates with Manston on the right and in the distance Austhorpe (left), Halton (centre) and Seacroft (right). Fields cover the bottom half of the picture with the developed area above being bordered by Manston Lane (left) and Penda's Way (right). Just to the left of centre is the Barnbow Works which produced munitions during the Second World War. To the right of centre is the motor works of Charles H. Roe Ltd.
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Cross Gates, Manston, Stanks and Swarcliffe, aerial view (Cross Gates)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view looking north over Cross Gates in the foreground, then Manston and Stanks, Swarcliffe in the centre of the picture and Whinmoor (left) and Scholes (right) in the background. Austhorpe Road runs along the bottom with Manston Drive and Manston Gardens above and Barwick Road running across just below centre, becoming Leeds Road after Stanks Bridge railway crossing towards the right. Ring Road Cross Gates is on the left and Penda's Way on the right.
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