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Location - Leeds & District

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Aerial view of railway lines and stations (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image17th September 1962. Aerial view of railway lines and stations. In the centre of the bottom edge is Leeds Corporation Gas Department, and above it the lozenge shape is Holbeck Station (1855-1958). Above the centre, towards the top edge, are the two main railway stations with the River Aire and Leeds and Liverpool Canal looping round between. On the left is Leeds Central Station (1848-1967) and on the right is Leeds City Station formed in 1938 on the merger of Leeds Wellington Station and Leeds New Station. Cutting across the bottom left-hand corner is Wellington Road. Next Gelderd Junction on Wellington Road is the Grade II listed circular building, the Round House, opened by the Leeds & Thirsk railway in 1847. In the centre of the left edge is Bean Ing Mill, demolished in the 1960s and now the site of the Yorkshire Post building. The Town Hall is just visible a little way down from the top left edge. Wellington Street runs diagonally across the top left hand corner from the centre of the left edge.
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Canal Basin looking towards Office Lock, watercolour by Pete Lapish (Holbeck)
Colour imageWatercolour painting by Yorkshire artist, Pete Lapish, with a view from the Canal Basin looking in the direction of Office Lock. The bridge (number 226) is very old, dating from 1841, but replaces an earlier one still, from the 1770s. Just over the bridge is Office Lock and the old, single storey canal office, visible behind the green barge. The bridge, the office and the lock are all Grade II listed. The italianate campaniles are also Grade II listed and belong to Tower Works in Globe Road. This was the firm of Harding & Son, makers of needles and steel pins. The area to the right, just off camera, has recently seen new development by Isis, established by British Waterways, with the construction of Candle House, the City Inn Hotel and Waterman's Place . This mixed-use scheme is known collectively as Granary Wharf. Some images by Pete Lapish are available to purchase as postcards or greetings cards from Leeds Visitor Centre - see our 'useful links' page.
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Globe Road, Italianate Towers (Holbeck)
Colour image9th November 1999. View of the Italianate Towers which are situated at the Tower Works on Globe Road. Tower Works was built originally for Harding and Son, manufacturers of needles and pins. The larger tower is known as the Giotto Tower and is modelled on a tower at the Cathedral in Florence whilst the smaller one is modelled on a 12th century Lamberti tower in Verona.
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Globe Road, Tower Works (Holbeck)
Colour image9th November 1999. View looking along Globe Road on to the Tower Works with the two Italianate Towers visible. The larger of the towers is know as the Giotto Tower and is modelled on a tower at the cathedral in Florence whilst the smaller one is a replica of a 12th century Lamberti tower in Verona.
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Globe Road, Tower Works (Holbeck)
Colour image9th November 1999. Entrance to tower works on Globe Road. It formerly manufactured needles and steel pin but now houses many different companies.
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