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Search Aspect ( unhealthy areas )
Location - Leeds & District

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Middleston's Passage (Quarry Hill)
Black & White image1901. Image shows Middleston's Passage, a very narrow passage accessed by an archway between buildings on St. Peter's Street, background. The four dwellings with doorsteps are back-to-back with homes fronting St. Peter's Square. There is a gateway, left of centre, to a yard behind properties fronting Lady Lane. The other end of this long narrow passage backs on to Lady Beck. The area was condemned under the Local Government Provisional Orders (Housing of Working Classes) (no. 2) Bill.
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Millwright Street, rear of cottages in (Mabgate)
Black & White image1901. View of the rear of old cottages in Millwright Street taken from Hope Road. These three dwellings were designed for demolition under the Local Government Provisional Orders (Housing of Working Classes (No.2) Bill. The archway leads from Mabgate Green, at this side, through to Millwright Street.
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St. Peter's Court, South of (Quarry Hill)
Black & White image1901. View South of St. Peter's Court showing very old properties subject to demolition Under the Local Provisional orders (Housing of Working Classes) (no. 2) Bill. The building in the centre background is Ackroyd's boot and shoe factory. The cobbled area is used to store carts including one belonging to Francis Duffield, a brandy snap maker, of St. Peter's Court.
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St. Peter's Street, cottages and business premises on the East side (Quarry Hill)
Black & White image1901. View of Cottages and business premises on the East side of St. Peter's Street looking towards Dyer Street. Above the archway, right, the hanging sign of three balls indicates a pawnbroker's. This area was once condemned as unhealthy under the Local Government Provisional Orders (Housing of Working Classes) (no. 2) Bill.
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Templar Street, rear of North Side (City Centre)
Black & White image1901. View of yards to the rear of cottages which fronted to the north side of Templar Street, looking west. Judged to be an unhealthy housing area, property was huddled together, with poor sanitation, overcrowding and was hemmed in by industrial buildings. Demolition was ordered in line with the Local Government Provisional Orders (Housing of Working Classes) (no.2) Bill.
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