|||Agnes Stewart Church of England School (Burmantofts) (10 comments)
|29th October 1999
Here we see the Agnes Stewart Church of England School at the junction of Burmantofts and Rider Streets, which are just off the York Road. The prominent Crucifix belongs to St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church.
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|||Burmantofts Street, New York Road (Burmantofts) (8 comments)
|13th December 1945.
View looking east from New York Road towards the junction with Burmantofts Street. The rears of numbers 1 to 9, leading down to Rider Street, are visible. Numbers 1 and 3 are the now derelict premises of J.J. Stephenson & Co. (Leeds) Ltd, drapers; number 5 is Midland Bank Ltd; number 7 is W.P. Walker, tobacconist; number 9 is A. Runton & Co. Ltd, boot repairs. On the gable end are advertisements for Eezit cold remedy, Exide Batteries, Bile Beans and the Star Cinema. On the corner is a belisha beacon. On the left is a car park. A van is parked by number 11 Rider Street which backs on to Runton's.
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|||Burmantofts Street, nos. 11, 13 Rider Street, Moody's Yard (Burmantofts) (1 comment)
On the left of this view is the edge of number 9 Burmantofts Street, the junction with Rider Street follows to the right. To the left of Rider Street, numbers 10 and 8 can be seen, moving down to S. Mathers, house furnishers on the right at number 11 Burmantofts Street. Beyond this is the entrance to Moody's Yard and number 13 Burmantoft's Street which had been Bond's linoleum merchants until the early 1940s.
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|||Land clearance, rear of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church (Burmantofts)
Land clearance is underway at the rear of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, located in Rider Street at the junction with New York Road. This was to become the site of Agnes Stewart C. of E. High School and involved the demolition of some old red brick properties in Lyndhurst Street, Old Hall Street and Moody's Yard. Properties in Burmantofts Street can be seen at the left edge.
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|||Rider Street (Burmantofts) (6 comments)
View looking along Rider Street.
St.Patricks Roman Catholic Church can be seen on the left.
The church was opened on 30th April 1891 to serve the needs of the growing Irish community in the area.
It closed in 2001.
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