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Search Aspect (St. John''s Church )
Location - Leeds & District

Harrogate Road, Pepper Woods (Moortown) (2 comments)
Black & White image1st July 1954. The woods seen are called Pepper Woods and are located just above St. John's church on Harrogate Road. A synagogue occupies some of this view now, whilst most of the wood is still here. Part of the Moortown Estate named 'Fir Trees' was built at the bottom of Fir Tree Lane which joins Harrogate Road between St. John's Church and this wood. This is just at the left-hand edge of this image.
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Harrogate Road, Ring Road Development (Moortown)
Black & White imagePhotograph taken for the building section of the ring road between Harrogate Road between Harrogate and Shadwell Lane shows the recently demolished housing probably West View and Hillidue Row. The church of St. John the Evangelist, its vicarage and memorial cross can be seen across Harrogate Road .
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Lewis's Department Store construction in progress (City Centre)
Black & White image26th August, 1931. View, looking north-east, of the progress being made on the building of Lewis's Department Store in the Headrow. From when the excavations were completed to the opening of the store the timescale was just over one year. The building was designed by the architect George Walter Atkinson of Mark Lane, Leeds. The tower of St. John's Church is visible to the north of the site and the parish room of St. John in Mark Lane is visible left.
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Lewis's Department Store under construction, Headrow site (City Centre)
Black & White image9th September 1931. View of Lewis's Department Store under construction on the island site in the Headrow. The camera points towards New Briggate and the trees on the left are planted in St. John's Churchyard.
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Lewis's under construction in the Headrow (City Centre)
Black & White image8th July 1931. Image shows the excavations underway for the new Lewis's Store in the Headrow formerly Uppehead Row. The building contractor is Robert Carlyle & Co Ltd. of Old Trafford. In the background, left are the Harrison's Almshouse built by wealthy merchant and benefactor, John Harrison in 1653. The Harrison Almshouses in Wade Lane were built to provide homes for 40 poor women. They were demolished in 1960. John Harrison was the founder of St. John's Church, also visible in the background. To the right of the Almshouses is what was formerly the charity school. Far right of the images are properties in New Briggate, including J.H. Awmack Ltd, glass, china & cutler dealer at numbers 8 to 10, at number 12 is Thomas Whiteley & Daughters, hairdressers with a chiropodist above. Adjacent at number 14 is Fit-rite Shoe Company and at number 16 is Mentel's Furriers, Pitmans College is at number 20. Immediately right of the group of trees, with tall arched windows and a conical shaped roof, is the former Assembly Rooms dating from 1878 at 32 New Briggate and designed by George Corson and James Robertson Watson. It opened as the New Century Talking and Singing Pictures in 1907 and was later to become the Plaza.
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