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Location - Leeds & District

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Aerial view of the Smithy Lane Estate and Ardsley Reservoir (Tingley) (2 comments)
Black & White image1960s. Aerial view of the Smithy Lane Estate and Ardsley Reservoir, left. Running from top to bottom is Westerton Road. Haigh Moor Road branches off to the left at the top. Moving down the first right turn of Westerton Road is Smithy Lane with Old Hall Road above it and Greenwood Road below. Next right off Westerton Road is Thirlmere Drive and semi-circular Farleigh Crescent. Then the junction with Eastleigh Drive which bends round in a curve. Bradford Road cuts across the bottom corner. Healey Croft Farm is in the centre at the bottom and the patch of trees close to the Reservoir in Westerton Wood. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Aerial View, Yeadon (Yeadon) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Probably 1948-50. Junction of High Street to the left, Harrogate Road across the centre and Bayton Lane to the right. At the top left is Moorfield Mill, owner William Murgatroyd in business from 1870. He also lived and worked farmland adjacent to the mill. It was demolished around 1960s and an industrial estate built on the site. On the corner a large car showroom became 'Murgatroyds' Fish restaurant. To the left a pair of large stone houses can be seen. Murgatroyd allegedly had these built for his managers family, using stone which came out of the ground when the mill pond was dug. Reservoir, belonging to Yeadon waterworks in the left corner. The area on the right which is not built on was also a source of material for brick works. On the extreme left towards the bottom is the car park and corner of the Peacock Public House, now demolished, flats are built on the site. Vacant plot on the corner of Harrogate Road and Bayton Lane is now the site of the Yeadon Stoops Travel Inn, Victoria Avenue.
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Ardsley Reservoir, chute for overlow water (West Ardsley)
Colour imageMay, 1967. Image shows a chute for overlow water down the side of the dam for the Ardsley Reservoir. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Ardsley Reservoir, dam slope (West Ardsley)
Colour imageMay 1967. View of Ardsley Reservoir on the right. The foreground shows the slope of the dam of the reservoir. The view looks North-West towards haigh Moor Road. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Ardsley Reservoir, view along the dam. (West Ardsley)
Colour imageMay 1967. View along the dam of Ardsley Reservoir, West towards Haigh Moor Road. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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