|||Aberford Windmill (Aberford)
Image shows Aberford Windmill in the early 1940s. In the 15th century it was in the ownership of the Abbot of Kirkstall and rented to a Mr. Gascoigne. (The Gascoigne family eventually became titled landowners.) Iron work, part of the structure of the mill, was removed and contributed to the Second World War effort. The surrounding houses are now demolished. Photograph by Leslie Chapman.
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|||Barwick, Windmill, Postcard (Barwick in Elmet)
This is Leeds Road, going into the village the mill buildings can be seen. The mill would have been about 60ft high with four sails and a fantail to keep them turning into the wind. A steam engine gave additional power from the 1850s. The mill was demolished in the 1950s
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|||Belle Isle Estate, plan (Belle Isle) (1 comment)
Plan showing new roads between Middleton Colliery and Belle Isle Estate. Running across the top of the image is Windmill Road with Winrose Drive above it leading to Belle Isle circus right at the top of the image. From Belle Isle Circus almost to the bottom of the image runs Belle Isle Road. Town Street branches off diagonally towards the bottom from Belle Isle Road and Nesfield View is right from this junction. Above Nesfield View are houses built on the incomplete 'Brooms' estate and below it are homes on the partially built Nesfield Estate. Middleton Colliery is marked on the left where Middleton Park is now located. Houses on the Lanshaw estate curve round at the bottom of the image. Just below Windmill Road the footprint of Windmill Primary School is visible but St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, on a site below the school playing fields, or the houses on the Petersfield Avenue estate are not yet built. Running up the centre, from Town Street, is Aberfield Drive joining Winrose Approach. The road to the left of Aberfield Drive is Newhall Road. Next to Newhall Road the Manor Farm site has still not been built on.
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|||Boyle Hall, base of the windmill used for (West Ardsley)
The windmill used for Boyle Hall was once sited here. The people are standing on what would have been the base area.
Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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|||Bullerthorpe Lane (Colton) (4 comments)
|15th December 1949. View of Swillington Mill, later called Colton Mill on OS maps. Colton Farm buildings also in view. See Listed Buildings Schedule for architechtural details.
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