|||Baines Wing, University Road (Woodhouse)
View of the Baines Wing, part of the University of Leeds in University Road. The Edward Baines Memorial Wing dates from 1883 and was built to the east of the Great Hall to the Gothic Revival style of Alfred Waterhouse (1830-1905.) It has three storeys and seven bays with a central tower, pitched slate roof and corner turrets. These buildings are amongst the oldest of the university and date from when it was originally the Yorkshire College. The Baines Wing housed the Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Engineering departments and also the Department of Plant Sciences. The building underwent a change of use in the late 1990s when it was renovated to accommodate the School of Healthcare which moved in in 1999. The building commemorates philanthropist Edward Baines (1800-1890).
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|||Bodington Hall, playing fields (Lawnswood) (1 comment)
View of Bodington Hall playing fields taken from next to Otley Road. Part of the Leeds University Halls of Residence are seen in the background. Named after Sir Nathan Bodington J.P., first vice chancellor of the university, they were opened in November 1961. They are currently (August 2013) in the process of demolition and a new housing development is planned for the site.
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|||Hillary Place, no.1, chimneys (Woodhouse)
|21st November 1984.
View shows the roof and two tall chimney stacks of a building numbered as 1 Hillary Place on one side and 12 Lodge Street on the other, premises situated just off Woodhouse Lane and occupied by Leeds University.
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|||Leeds University Extension, opened by Their Majesties, postcard (Woodhouse)
Colour-tinted postcard of Leeds University's new electrical engineering extension, posted on 7th July 1908, the date that the extension was opened by Their Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, portraits of whom are seen as insets. Further along is the Edward Baines Memorial Wing, which was also opened by Edward VII, but at the time that he was Prince of Wales in 1885. The buildings are situated on University Road.
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|||Leeds University, aerial view (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Aerial view of Leeds University and its surroundings showing the Parkinson Building under construction; the distinctive white tower is yet to be completed. This is situated at the junction of Cavendish Road, to the left, and Woodhouse Lane, right. Emmanuel Church is seen to the left of this and Trinity Church at the bottom of the picture. Further up are Leeds General Cemetery and beyond this, on the far side of Clarendon Road, Woodhouse Moor.
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