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Location - Leeds & District

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Mount St. Mary's Church, from Upper Accommodation Road (Richmond Hill) (2 comments)
Colour imageUndated. View from Upper Accdommodation Road looking towards Mount St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. In between is a cleared area that had previously been occupied by Elsie View and Ada Crescent. This area has since become the site of new housing on The Spinney and Spinneyfield Croft. On the right, the site of the former Bertha streets has already been built on and has become Richmond Hill Close. Image courtesy of Paul Farnill.
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Richmond Hill, general view (Richmond Hill)
Black & White image5th January 1948. Looking north across LNER goods yard from Bertha Street. Factory chimneys and other industrial buildings in view. Left of centre can be seen Cosmo Clothing factory on Shannon Street.
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Richmond Hill, general view (York Road) (2 comments)
Black & White image5th January 1948. General view of Richmond Hill looking North across LNER goods yard. Factory chimneys and industrial buildings in view. Church on the skyline, possibly St. Peter's Parish Church.
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Richmond Hill, Maps and Plans (Richmond Hill) (1 comment)
Black & White imageJan 1942. Picture shows the plans for housing developments especially around Ellerby Road and Richmond Hill. Two childrens playgrounds are clearly visible.
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York Road Library, closeup of terazzo floor (Richmond Hill)
Colour image2007. Image shows a closeup of the terazzo floor in the entrance porch of the former York Road Library situated on the southern side of York Road. The floor, which had recently been cleaned here, has a circular motif depicting the Leeds Owl perched on two crossed, stylized branches with leaves and berries. Below is a burning oil lamp. The design is executed in tiny mosaic tiles in a palette of white, black, greys, beiges, yellows and oranges. The motif is surrounded by the terazzo floor in the same colours but in a random pattern. This, in turn, is surrounded by a black, white and yellow/orange mosaic border in the ancient Greek key pattern. At the time of writing (2008) the Grade II listed former library and public baths is to be auctioned with the inclusion of planning permission for commercial use. The building was designed for the Leeds Corporation in 1902 by architect H. Ascough Chapman and opened in 1904. It was sold by Leeds City Council in 2005.
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