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Enclosure Map, Rothwell Centre (Rothwell)
Black & White imagec1816. Image shows an enclosure map from 1816 showing the central part of Rothwell, or "Marsh Area", south of Marsh Lane, and between Swithins Street and what is now Royds Lane, previously Pinfold Road. Workhouse Road, now Springfield Street, can be seen below the marsh area. The workhouse was built there in 1772. The area was enclosed under the 3rd Enclosure Act of 1809.
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Greenwood Row looking towards Kent Road (Pudsey)
Colour imageUndated. View of early nineteenth century stone-built weavers cottages in Greenwood Row. There are four double-fronted houses numbering from the left (with brown door) 6, 5, 4 and 3. The corner of the house seen at the right edge is number 4 Springfield Terrace, one of a row of 4 homes backing onto Greenwood Row. This is in the Crimbles area of Pudsey. Greenwood Row is believed to have been built by a joiner named Edward Greenwood who was originally from Thornton, Bradford. He was known to have been living in Lowtown, Pudsey by 1811. During this period there were many independent clothiers in Pudsey, manufacturing cloth on a small scale. These houses were designed to provide accommodation and workspace for the weavers and there is evidence that heavy wooden looms once occupied the floor space in front of the first floor windows, to gain advantage from as much natural light as possible. The family would have slept and lived in the two spacious rooms on the ground floor of each cottage. As the common land of Crimbles Green was divided up as a result of the Enclosue Act, several small developments were built in the form of short rows of cottages.
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Huggan Row, bottom of Crimbles Terrace (Pudsey)
Colour imageUndated. View of Huggan Row from the bottom of Crimbles Terrace. This is a very old row of stone built terraced propertis named after the Huggan family of Pudsey. William Huggan (1802-1869) was a local cloth manufacturer and benefactor. He was also a Guardian of the Poor and the Overseer of the Poor, and became a councillor on Leeds Town Council for the Bramley Ward in the late 1860s. Huggans Row was built on Crimbles Green, and area of common land prior to the Enclosure Act of the early nineteenth century. The land was then parcelled into plots suitable for building on. Image courtesy of John Garnett.
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Wood Lane, Spibey Road junction (Rothwell)
Black & White imageUndated. View shows tram number 210 at the Spibey Lane stop on Wood Lane. Spibey, Lane, previously known as Windmill Road, can be seen on the right. wood Lane and the roads around it were designated in 1873 under the enclosure of Rothwell Haigh Park; Wood Lane was an ancient right of Way through the park. Haigh Road would have been on the far right, just out of shot. The shop that can be seen on the corner of Spibey Lane and Wood Lane is now a fancy dress shop.
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