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Aerial View, Outer Ring Road, Otley Road, Weetwood Lane (Weetwood) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. The Weetwood section of the Outer Ring Road runs from top to bottom on the right of this view. Weetwood Lane begins in the centre of the bottom edge and curves around to the left, with houses in the Foxhill estate visible beneath. Some of the properties are still under construction, visible on the left edge. In the centre of the estate, surrounded by trees, is Weetwood Grove. Moving back are the Leeds University Athletic grounds with the rugby pitch, pavilion and running track all clearly visible. In the top right-hand corner, Lawnswood School (formerly Leeds Modern) can be seen at the junction of the Ring Road and Otley Road which continues to the left and right. In the top left corner, part of Headingley Waterworks are in view.
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Aspect 14 from the Carlton area (Little London)
Black & White image19th January 2006. Image shows Aspect 14 in Elmwood Lane at the junction with Claypit Lane taken from the Carlton area. The building, on 14 floors was built to a height of 44 metres between 2002 and 2003. It offers residential apartments with views of Leeds from the upper floors and is marketed as affordable city centre living. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
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Bardon Hall, entrance gates (Weetwood) (6 comments)
Black & White image30th January 1906 On Weetwood Lane, built on land which had been part of the Weetwood Hall estate. Thomas Simpson commissioned his cousin John Simpson to design Bardon Hall. It was built between 1873-75 in Victorian Gothic style. Thomas Simpson died in 1898, the property was purchased by Joseph Pickersgill in 1899. Pickersgill was a millionaire, having made his fortune as a race-horse owner and turf commissioner. He was also a partner in Chorley and Pickersgill printers who had the Electric Press building in Cookridge Street. His contribution to the development of Bardon Hall was the building of a magnificent stable block. He died in 1820 aged 71. The house was purchased by the Roman Catholic Church and became the Bishops' House, residence for the Bishops of Leeds. Between 1951-1956 it was home to Cardinal Heenan. It then became Our Lady's Primary School c. 1960s to 1980s, and St. Urbans School in the 1990s. In 1999, the house and land were sold to a developer and were made into private apartments. The stables were demolished.
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Bardon Hall, entrance gates (Weetwood) (7 comments)
Black & White image30th January 1906. On Weetwood Lane, built on land which had been part of the Weetwood Hall Estate. Thomas Simpson commissioned his cousin John Simpson to design Bardon Hall. It was built between 1873 and 1875 in the Victorian Gothic style. Thomas Simpson died in 1898 and the property was purchased by Joseph Pickersgill in 1899. Pickersgill was a millionaire, having made his fortune as a race-horse owner and turf commissioner. He was also a partner in Chorley and Pickersgill printers who had the Electric Press building in Cookridge Street. His contribution to the development of Bardon Hill was the building of a magnificent stable block. He died in 1920 aged 71. The house was purchased by the Roman Catholic Church and became the Bishops' House, residence for the Bishops of Leeds. Between 1951 and 1956 it was home to Cardinal John Heenan. It then became a primary school and was latterly called St. Urbans School. In 1999, the house and land were sold to a developer.
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Bowling Green, Fearnville Recreation Ground (Gipton)
Colour image7th September 2000. View of one of the bowling greens at Fearnville Recreation Ground, just off Oakwood Lane. People can be seen on the green and at the bowling hut at the far side of the green.
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