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Search Aspect (Nippet Lane )
Location - Leeds & District

Aerial view of York Road (Burmantofts) (51 comments)
Black & White image1963. Aerial view showing New York Road in the foreground becoming York Road at the Woodpecker junction. The Woodpecker public house is located at an angle on the junction. Burmantofts Street meets the junction from the left, and Marsh Lane is off to the right. At the bottom edge Quarry Hill Flats is shown which were renovated around that time. Opposite, on the other side of New York Road the long, dark building is St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. In the Centre is the new Ebor Gardens estate built on old brickworks and demolished slum property. The wiggly 'U' shaped roads are Rigton Drive and Haslewood Drive. Burmantofts Street joins Beckett Street in the centre of the left edge and Nippet Lane runs inwards from the junction before joining Torre Road. Ebor Gardens County Primary School has not yet been built on this land at the centre of the image. Five blocks of high rise flats built on this land are from left to right; Torre Green, Torre Gardens, Oxton gardens, Oxton Place and Oxton Close. Behind them there are four more blocks in a straight line, Appleton Square, Appleton Close, Appleton Court and Saville Green. The public library and swimming baths are on bend of York Road on the right hand side.
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Burmantofts, aerial view (Burmantofts) (7 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view of Burmantofts looking east, with Beckett Street running across the centre from left to right, becoming Burmantofts Street after the junction with Nippet Lane on the right. Torre Road branches off from Nippet Lane upwards in the centre, while York Road is seen at the top right. Lincoln Green Road runs down from Beckett Street to join Cherry Row, which runs along the bottom, becoming Dolly Lane on the left. Several tower blocks can be seen, including in the foreground from right, Cherry Court, Marston Mount, Boston Towers, Spalding Towers, Grantham Towers, Lindsey Mount, Lincoln Towers and Ferriby Towers, with more tower blocks on the Ebor Gardens estate in the distance.
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Burmantofts, aerial view (Burmantofts) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view of Burmantofts showing the Ebor Gardens housing estate in the foreground, between York Road at the bottom and Burmantofts Street, with Rigton Drive and Haslewood Drive running through the estate. Burmantofts Street becomes Beckett Street towards the right, with Nippet Lane leading off below to the right and Lincoln Green Road upwards towards the left. Tower blocks are seen in the middle distance including the three blocks of Cromwell Heights on the left. In the far distance are Little London and Sheepscar to the left and Harehills to the right, with Roundhay Road running upwards towards the top centre.
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East Beckett Street, Nippet Lane (Burmantofts) (2 comments)
Black & White image25th May 1960, This is the junction of Nippet Lane which is to the left and in the foreground and East Beckett Street, which is going off to the right. This was the beginning of the odd numbered side of East Beckett Street.
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East Grove Street nos. 2, 4, Nippet Lane nos. 7, 9 (Burmantofts)
Black & White image25th May 1960, Here East Grove Street is in view from the left, back to back terrace houses, until numbers 2 and 4 are reached in the centre. This pair of houses are older than the terrace or the pair facing Nippet Lane between which they are sandwiched. Of Georgian appearance, number 4, on the left is the larger of the pair, number 2 having the three windows on the left, one to each floor only, plus basement. On the corner number 7 Nippet Lane is to the left, 9 to the right.
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