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Location - Leeds & District

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Bronte House Preparatory School, Apperley Lane (Rawdon)
Black & White imageMid to late 1950s. View of Bronte House Preparatory School taken in the mid to late 1950s. The school was originally known as Woodhouse Grove Preparatory School and is the Junior Department of Woodhouse Grove. The building, now Grade two listed, was originally a house and dates from 1872. It replaced a former mansion called Underwood House where Charlotte Bronte was employed as a governess in 1841. In 1899 the Gothic Revival style house was owned by the Mayor of Bradford, William Akroyd, who had it enlarged. Bronte House Preparatory School was founded here in 1934 under the guidance of the Reverend Dr. H.B.Workman. the secretary of the Methodist Education Committee. It was for boys aged between 5 and 11 years. The school became co-ed in 1985 and an Early Years addition, Ashdown Lodge, opened in September 1993.
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Bronte House, Scott Hall Drive (Buslingthorpe) (7 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View looks from Scott Hall Drive onto the back of Bronte House. Completed in the 1930s this development provided accommodation for single women. The property is three storeys high and contains around 20 flats, numbers 2 to 44
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Bronte House, Scott Hall Road, Buslingthorpe Lane (Buslingthorpe) (9 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Bronte House was built in the 1930s at the junction of Buslingthorpe Lane (seen to the left) and Scott Hall Drive. It catered for single women.
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Buslingthorpe Road, Junction with Scott Hall Road (Buslingthorpe)
Black & White image18th March 1932. View looking from Buslingthorpe Lane towards the junction with Scott Hall Road. The detached stone built property stands in an elevated position above the road. This is where Sheepscar Street North joins Scotthall Road. Later, Bronte House Flats were built on the site.
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