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Search Aspect ( faience )
Location - Leeds & District

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Boyles' Quarry to Burmantofts Works. (Burmantofts) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the quarry belonging to brick manufacturer's J & C Boyle of St. Stephen's Road. Beyond are the chimneys of Burmantofts Works, The Leeds Fireclay Co. Ltd, producers of glazed clay known as Burmantofts Faience and terra-ctta from the late 1870s. The brickworks closed in 1957. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Burmantofts' Works from Boyles' Quarry (Burmantofts) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Burmantofts' Works, premises of the Leeds Fireclay Company Ltd. This is pre-dates 1957 when the works closed as the chimneys are smoking. The company was famous in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century for the production of glazed clay known as Burmantofts Faience and terra-cotta. It was located on Torre Road. Also seen is the demolition underway of red brick terraced streets in the vicinity. The area was re-developed as the Ebor Gardens Housing Estate. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Freehold Street with views to Burmantofts Works across Torre Road. (Burmantofts) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows Freehold Street with view to Burmantofts Works of the Leeds Fireclay Co. Ltd, terra cotta manufacturers in Torre Road. The company was famous for producing glazed clay or Faience but closed in 1957. Torre Road runs from left to right behind the buildings. Much of the property on this side of Freehold Street has been demolished, except for the end block, numbers 103 to 109. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Infirmary Street, Interior, Burmantofts Faience (City Centre)
Black & White image28th May 1880 View shows an entrance hall designed by Maurice B. Adams for Wilcock and Co. This is the interior of the company's City Centre offices on Infirmary Street. Wilcock and Co were the manufacturers of chimney tops, sanitary tubes and firebricks with works on Nippet Lane, Burmantofts. The company also produced the Burmantofts Faience tiles used to decorate the lower half of the walls and fireplace in this view. The room, which was designed for a senior member of the firm, has stained glass windows and a moulded ceiling. Plates are balanced on the picture rail running around the upper half of the walls.
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Infirmary Street, Interior, Burmantofts Faience (City Centre)
Black & White image28th May 1880 Interior view of offices on Infirmary Street. Two alcoves flank a central fireplace. To the left is a staircase with a window and chair to the right where a cat sits. This is marked on the picture as a 'Cosey Corner'. This was one of the entrance halls designed by Maurice B. Adams for a senior member of Wilcock and Co. The room is decorated in Burmantofts Faience which the company produced.
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