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Austhorpe Lane, Austhorpe Lodge, gatehouse (Austhorpe) (5 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View shows on the left the gatehouse to Austhorpe Lodge, situated on Austhorpe Lane. On the right a man is herding cattle along the unmade road. Austhorpe Lodge is notable as being the birthplace, in 1724, of the celebrated engineer John Smeaton; it had been built in 1698 by his grandfather, also called John Smeaton, not long after the building of Austhorpe Hall (1694), a little to the north on Austhorpe Lane. Both Austhorpe Lodge and the gatehouse have now been demolished.
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John Smeaton Community High School showing the Department of Design and Technology (Cross Gates) (2 comments)
Colour image2000. Looking across the staff car park to the Design and Technology Department of John Smeaton Community High School, situated in Smeaton Approach, off Barwick Road.
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John Smeaton Community High School, Smeaton Approach off Barwick Road (Cross Gates) (3 comments)
Colour image2000. The brick built John Smeaton Community High School situated in Smeaton Approach off Barwick Road. The school caters for over 1500 pupils aged 11 to 18 years old. It is named after the civil engineer John Smeaton, famous for, amongst many other things, successfully redesigning the Eddystone Lighthouse. He was born not far away at Austhorpe Lodge in 1724.
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John Smeaton Community High School, Smeaton Approach off Barwick Road (Cross Gates)
Colour image2000. The entrance to John Smeaton Community High School showing the car park and brick buildings. John Smeaton has places for over 1500 pupils between the ages 11 to 18. It has extra facilities and staff to accommodate the needs of visually impaired pupils. A C.A.P.E. initiative operates from here, organised by 'Heads Together'. C.A.P.E. stands for Creative Arts Parnerships in Education and is a programme of creative projects, eg. dance peformances, film making and photography, designed with the aim of raising self-esteem and promoting self-image identity in young people.
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John Smeaton Public House, Swarcliffe Drive (Swarcliffe) (9 comments)
Colour image2000. View of the John Smeaton public house situated in Swarcliffe Drive opposite Swarcliffe Parade. Once known as 'The Squinting Cat' the pub is now called after the famous civil engineer John Smeaton who was born at Austhorpe Lodge in 1724. He founded the Society of Civil Engineers in 1771 and one of his most well known works is the successful redesign of the Eddystone Lighthouse.
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