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Search Aspect (Torre Road )
Location - Leeds & District

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Aerial view of York Road (Burmantofts) (42 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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Bickerdike Street looking towards Burmantofts Works. (Burmantofts) (5 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows Bickerdike Street, partially demolished, looking towards Burmantofts Brick Works in Torre Road. Towards the right are partially demolished properties in Wright Street. Saville Green School is at the right edge, seen from Greyhound Place. The area was cleared to build the Ebor Gardens Estate. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Boyles' Quarry to Burmantofts Works. (Burmantofts)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the quarry belonging to brick manufacturers J & C. Boyle Ltd. of St. Stephen's Road. In the background the chimneys of Burmantofts Works are visible. This was the Leeds Fireclay Co. Ltd. until it's closure in the 1950s. Torre House Road. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Burmantofts Works from the quarry of J & C Boyle, brick manufacturers. (Burmantofts) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows the chimneys of Burmantofts Works of the Leeds Fireclay Co. Ltd, in Torre Road. In the foreground is the quarry of brick manufacturers', J & C. Boyle Ltd. of St. Stephen's Road. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Burmantofts Works seen from the cleared area adjacent to County Street. (Burmantofts)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows chinmeys in the background belonging to Burmantofts Works of the Leeds Fireclay Company Ltd. The properties are in County Street off York Road and are numbered 18 to 22. Number 18, nearest the camera, appears to be a Church or Chapel. Torre Road runs from left to right in front of the brickworks. The area in the forground has been cleared of terraced streets to make way for the future Ebor Gardens Estate. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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