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Little London , Micklefield Lane (Rawdon)
Black & White imageC1980. View of Micklefield Lane in the Conservation locality of Little London, looking towards the junction of Apperley Lane. In the centre the long stone building with gable end facing the road was part of the former Little London School dating from 1846. The entrance is through the gates flanked by stone gateposts. The buildings surround a courtyard are which used to be a playground. The school closed in 1960 and in this image work was in progress to convert the buildings to dwellings which became known as Micklefield Mews. To the right of the school part of number 14 Micklefiled Lane. Number 13 is to the left of the school and numbers continue to descend in an odds sequence towards the junction with Apperley Lane. In the background at the extreme right edge a cottage in Lombard Street can be glimpsed.
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Little London from Scott Hall Road / Sheepscar Street North (Sheepscar)
Colour imageMay/June 2006 View from Scott Hall Road near the junction with Sheepscar Street north over Little London. The reddish blocks of flats nearest the camera are, from the left, Oatland Heights, Oatland Towers and Oatland Court. These were all built in 1971 to a height of 47 metres each with 17 storeys. At the rear are the three blocks of the Lovell Parks. From the left is Lovell Park Grange then Lovell Park Heights and Lovell Park Towers, all built in 1967 on 17 floors to a height of 47 metres. The building in the foreground, right, is Charles F. Stead & Son, tanners, of Sheepscar Tannery. The public house seen at the bottom left is the Skinner's Arms. Photograph courtesy of James W. Bell.
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Little London School, Micklefield Lane (Rawdon)
Black & White imageC1980. View from Micklefield Lane into the premises of the former Little London School, built here in 1846. A sign above the stone wall advertises D.A. Coulson (properties) Ltd. of Yeadon, a building contractor working on the conversions of the old school buildings to private dwellings. They were to be called 'Micklefield Mews'. The school was founded on the Quaker 'Lancasterian' principles where older pupils were appointed as monitors to teach the younger children. After this the buildings became a Baptist Sunday School and the housed the Mechanics Institute. A 1908 directory lists the premises as a school once more and it continued as such until closure in 1960. The playground is visible through the gates and there were once two classrooms and outside toilets.
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Little London School, Micklefield Lane (Rawdon) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec1980. View of the former Little London School situated in Micklefield Lane. There are some building materials in evidence, and the buildings appear to be undergoing development. They are nowadays known as Micklefield Mews and are converted to private dwellings. The school was founded in 1846 and the architecture is vernacular Tudor in style. The large coutyard area in front of the buildings was used as a playground.
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Little London School, Micklefield Lane. (Rawdon)
Black & White imageC1980. View of the former Little London School from Micklefield Lane in the conservation area of Little London. It dates from 1846 and closed in 1960 when the buildings were used for storage by the education authority. In this image work is in progress to renovate the old school which is built around a courtyard once used as a playground. The building contractor is D.A. Coulson (properties) Ltd of Yeadon as indicated by the sign behind the wall. The buildings are now private dwellings known as Micklefield Mews. The house on the left is number 13 Micklefield Lane and behind the school stone terraced properties in Lombard Street are visible.
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