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Location - Leeds & District

Aerial View looking South-West (City Centre) (2 comments)
Colour image5th October 1999. View shows junction for roads leading out of town to Kirkstall and Armley at bottom. In the far distance but in front of the church is the castle-like structure of H.M. Prison, Armley, built by the Victorians. On the right of the photograph, Westgate Point office block can be seen.
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Armley Gaol, postcard (Armley) (2 comments)
Black & White imagec1910. Postcard view of Armley Gaol with a postmark of 24th July 1910. Designed by architects Perkins and Backhouse, the prison was opened in 1847 and cost £43,000 for the buildings and the land.
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Armley Jail from Oak Road (Wortley)
Colour imageUndated. View form Oak Road with Armley Jail in the background. In the middleground Oak Road recreation ground can be seen and, between the recreation and the prison, properties in Gloucester Terrace are visible, left.
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Armley Jail, (Armley) (3 comments)
Colour image9 November 1999 View looking towards Armley Prison, with the 'Holdforths' to the left.
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Armley Jail, Aerial View (Armley) (11 comments)
Black & White image22nd May 1949 View of Armley Jail, seen in the centre, now referred to as Leeds Prison. Opened in 1847, it was deliberately designed to look grim and forbidding, acting as a visual deterrant. In the top left corner is the railway line, coming from Viaduct bridge over Kirkstall Road, running towards the right edge where Armley Road is built over the line. Armley Road runs from left to right below the railway line. In the top right corner is a cleared site which had been the 'alphabet' streets in Burley. In the bottom left corner is Wortley Cemetery.
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