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Location - Leeds & District

Bowling Green, Springhead Park. (Rothwell)
Black & White image16th May 1936. Photograph taken at the official opening of the Bowling green also shows tennis courts and landscaped gardens of Springhead Park.
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Merchant Navy Week, Crowning of the Queen. (Rothwell) (1 comment)
Black & White image1945. Photograph taken in Springhead Park to commemorate Merchant Navy Week 29th September-6th October 1945. Back Row. Left to Right. J.C Harrison, Mrs Smart, Cllr. Smart, C.Overbury, E.F. Moorhouse, Mrs Dobson, W.E.Moorhouse, Mrs Capewell. Front Row. Cllr. Blackman, Cllr. Capewell, Miss Oakes, Miss Cheseborough, Miss Benford (Queen), Miss Butterfield, Miss Davies.
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Springhead House, Park Lane (Rothwell)
Black & White imagec1961. View shows the front entrance of Springhead House, situated on Park Lane at the edge of Springhead Park. The house was at the time the residence of the superintendent of the park, who was then Mr. Percy Burrows; the small boy in the toy car is his son, Jan Burrows, who supplied the photograph. Springhead House was built c1806 for the brothers who owned the cloth factory at the side of Rothwell Beck. After the cloth factory closed the house had various owners or occupants including Mr Blayds of Oulton Hall, Thomas Caldwell, the head gardener of the Oulton Estate, timber merchant John Brown, and Mr. William Nichol. The house has since been demolished.
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Springhead House, Park Lane (Rothwell)
Colour imagec1964. View shows the gardens and part of the house of Springhead House, then the residence of the superintendent of Springhead Park. Mr. Percy Burrows was superintendent at the time and the young boy pictured is his son Jan Burrows who provided the photograph. This former gentlemen's residence was built c1806 for the brothers who owned the cloth mill beside Rothwell Beck. In the 1840s Mr Blayds of Oulton Hall bought the mill and house, demolishing the mill and turning the site of its main shed into a formal Victorian garden. The house was eventually demolished after remaining derelict for a time from when the Burrows family left in 1966; the wall on the left remains as the present park wall.
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Springhead House. (Rothwell) (2 comments)
Black & White image1926. View of Springhead House taken from Springhead Park. Springhead House was built in 1806 in conjunction with the building of the Cloth Factory on the side of Rothwell Beck. In 1845 the partnership running the Cloth factory dissolved and the estate was bought by Mr. Blayds of Oulton Hall. In 1851 one half of the house was occupied by Thomas Caldwell, Head Gardener of the Oulton Estate while the other half was empty. In 1861 Mr. John Brown a Timber Merchant from Leeds occupied the house. He built a Saw Mill on the site that was previously the Cloth Factory. It was around this time that the house was largely rebuilt and aquired the name 'Springfield House'. When Mr.Brown died the house was acquired by the Nichols Family. The house was occupied by the Rothwell park superintendent between at least the 1950s and much of the 1960s. It was later demolished. The site of the building is now being represented by flower beds and is located behind the present park wall.
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