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Location - Leeds & District

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Bank Street, Church Street and Victoria Road, Aerial View (Morley)
Black & White image1929. Aerial view of the triangle of land between Bank Street, Church Street and Victoria Road. The mill with the tall chimney in the centre of this land is J.& S. Rhodes, Prospect Mills, whose high water tower is at the side of Victoria Road near the entrance to the newly completed Ingle council housing estate. Towards the Dartmouth from this are the old buildings of Providence Mill, which eventually became absorbed within the Prospect. At the bottom of the image, between Brunswick Street and Bank Street, is Victoria Mills, which also had a tall chimney and belonged to Benn and Webster's. Since closure, the large, roadside building has been converted into flats. Albion Mills, which burned down in 1950, is shown in the top right-hand corner abutting on to Church Street. Along Bank Street, well above the level of the Valley Stream, (here, culverted), are the old Prospect House, Yew Tree House, Bank House and Corporal Crowther's House with the New Old Chapel at the Church Street junction. Yew Tree House was built in 1650 by Richard Huntington and sold by him to Dorothy Waller, daughter of the poet, Edmund Waller. This house is now divided in two with one half now called Swinden House, named after a Dr Swinden who inhabited this house after it had been divided. These houses are now nos. 78 and 80 Bank Street and are Grade II listed. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Brunswick Street, Bank Street junction (Morley)
Colour imageApril 1969. This is the junction between Bank Street and Brunswick Street, taken from Dawson Hill. Bank Street runs from Victoria Road to Church Street, first down a steep section locally called the Old Hill (coming in on this photograph from the left) and then back up to the top of Chapel Hill (going off to the right), where some well-known houses were situated in the 18th century. These were Prospect House, Yew Tree House, Bank House and Corporal Crowther's House. Of these Prospect House, in front of the Prospect Mills, Yew Tree House and half of Bank House are shown. Notice the high protective walls keeping the soil in position in this area. Opposite the junction where the old buildings are shown in the bottom right hand corner was Hirst's Yard where the 1849 outbreak of cholera in Morley first started. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Brunswick Street, Bank Street junction (Morley)
Black & White imageApril 1962. View of the junction of Brunswick Street and Bank street, seen from Dawson Hill. Bank Street leads up the hill between two walls; the high wall at the back is covered with advertising hoardings. The large house in the centre of the picture is Prospect House, once the home of Samuel Rhodes, a former Mayor of Morley and one of the owners of Prospect Mills, which can be seen in the background with its' chimney dominating the scenery. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Brunswick Street, Bank Street junction (Morley)
Colour imageJune 1961. A view from Dawson Hill of the junction between Brunswick Street and Bank Street, showing a West Riding double decker open back entrance bus, old houses in front of the Prospect Mills, Prospect House, Prospect Mill chimney and some mill buildings behind. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Bus outside the Prospect Mill during World War II, drawing by Eric B. Farr (Morley)
Colour image1940s. Coloured pen drawing by Eric B. Farr showing a bus waiting outside the Prospect Mill in Victoria Road during World War II. It is based on a photograph supplied by David Atkinson. A conductress stands outside the bus, which is an A.E.C. 'Regal/Weymann' single decker running on the '53' route to Leeds. It has the licence plate UG 1023. Image from the David Atkinson Archive.
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