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Search Aspect ( Torre Road )
Location - Leeds & District

Aerial view of York Road (Burmantofts) (51 comments)
Black & White image1963. Aerial view showing New York Road in the foreground becoming York Road at the Woodpecker junction. The Woodpecker public house is located at an angle on the junction. Burmantofts Street meets the junction from the left, and Marsh Lane is off to the right. At the bottom edge Quarry Hill Flats is shown which were renovated around that time. Opposite, on the other side of New York Road the long, dark building is St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. In the Centre is the new Ebor Gardens estate built on old brickworks and demolished slum property. The wiggly 'U' shaped roads are Rigton Drive and Haslewood Drive. Burmantofts Street joins Beckett Street in the centre of the left edge and Nippet Lane runs inwards from the junction before joining Torre Road. Ebor Gardens County Primary School has not yet been built on this land at the centre of the image. Five blocks of high rise flats built on this land are from left to right; Torre Green, Torre Gardens, Oxton gardens, Oxton Place and Oxton Close. Behind them there are four more blocks in a straight line, Appleton Square, Appleton Close, Appleton Court and Saville Green. The public library and swimming baths are on bend of York Road on the right hand side.
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Bickerdike Street looking towards Burmantofts Works. (Burmantofts) (5 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows Bickerdike Street, partially demolished, looking towards Burmantofts Brick Works in Torre Road. Towards the right are partially demolished properties in Wright Street. Saville Green School is at the right edge, seen from Greyhound Place. The area was cleared to build the Ebor Gardens Estate. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Boyles' Quarry to Burmantofts Works. (Burmantofts)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the quarry belonging to brick manufacturers J & C. Boyle Ltd. of St. Stephen's Road. In the background the chimneys of Burmantofts Works are visible. This was the Leeds Fireclay Co. Ltd. until it's closure in the 1950s. Torre House Road. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Burmantofts Works from the quarry of J & C Boyle, brick manufacturers. (Burmantofts) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows the chimneys of Burmantofts Works of the Leeds Fireclay Co. Ltd, in Torre Road. In the foreground is the quarry of brick manufacturers', J & C. Boyle Ltd. of St. Stephen's Road. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Burmantofts Works, seen from the cleared area adjacent to Bickerdike Road (Burmantofts) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows chimneys in the background belonging to Burmantofts Works of the Leeds Fireclay Company Ltd. In the foreground, much of the area has been cleared to make way for the future Ebor Gardens Estate. The road on the left is Bickerdike Road, with Ironstone Street running form left to right in the centre. The building nearest the camera on the right is a chapel known as the Mission Rooms. This is situated between Bickerdike Street to its left and Wright Street to its right, and is numbered 43 Wright Street. Next to it are houses numbered 46 and 48 Bickerdike Street which form back to backs with 45 and 47 Wright Street. These buildings would also soon be demolished. Further back, Torre Road runs from left to right in front of the brickworks. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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