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Adel Churchyard, monument (Adel) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows an elaborate monument in Adel Churchyard. A statue of an angel is mounted on a plinth underneath a canopy supported by four columns and surrounded by railings. Words inscribed on the canopy read 'Until the day break and shadows flee away'. The monument is dedicated in the memory the memory of 'Susannah Jane, wife of James Audus Hirst, died Feb. 26th 1884 aged 33 years, also of James Audus Hirst, died Sept. 17th 1896 aged 50 years'.
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Bramley Park, monument (Bramley)
Colour imageUndated. Colour photograph of the Cross monument at the entrance to Bramley Park. Flower beds can be seen behind with the entrance to the bowling greens in the background.
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Bramley Park, monument (Bramley) (1 comment)
Colour imageJuly 1964. Colour photograph near the entrance to Bramley Park showing the cross monument and flower beds with trees in the background.
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Crimean War Monument, Parish Church, St Peter's (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated View shows the Crimean War Memorial which was originally situated in Leeds Parish Church. The monument was designed by Dennis Lee and Anthony Welsh of Woodhouse Lane and built of Caen stone. The upper half of the monument depicts Victory crowning a dying soldier. The soldier, in British uniform, sits upon two flags with his fallen helmet to his side. The highly decorative and intricately carved base of the monument is rectangular in shape and frames a white marble tablet. Pedestals on either side of the tablet have palm leaves intertwined with ribbons which are engraved with the names of the allied victories, Alma, Inkerman, Balaclava and Sebastapol. The first lines of the memorial read, 'In memory of Lieut. James Marshall, 68th Regt L.I.' .The non-commissioned officers and privates. Natives of Leeds who died for their country in the Crimean War from 1854 to 1856. Then follows a list of 57 names. At the same time that the statue was erected, a marble medallion was also given to the church which read 'In memory of James Marshall, Lieutenant 68th Light Infantry, second son of Thomas Horncastle Marshall, Esq Judge of the county courts of this district. He fell at the siege of Sebastopol on the 8th of June, 1855, in the 20th year of his age'. In the 1950s, the figure from the memorial was removed and broken up. All that now remains is the marble tablet which hangs on the wall of the North Entrance. The medallion is now situated in the Lady Chapel.
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Dewsbury Road, Stank Hall Barn (Beeston) (1 comment)
Colour image1983. View of the medieval barn at Stank Hall Farm on Dewsbury Road. This scheduled Ancient Monument dates back to the 15th century. To the right, adjoining the barn, is the chapel known as Major Greathead's Chapel, after Joshua Greathead, a major in Cromwell's army during the Civil War and later involved in the Farnley Wood Plot, who was believed to have worshipped at this place.
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