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[21]Woodhouse Lane, from Cavendish Road (Woodhouse)
Woodhouse Lane, from Cavendish RoadDecember 1971. View of Woodhouse Lane from the junction with Cavendish Road, showing the Parkinson Building of Leeds University on the left. Taken at Christmas in 1971, a covering of snow can be seen on the ground, turning to slush on the roads.
[22]Can You Help? (Unknown)
Can You Help?1969. View shows an unidentified street of red-brick terraced houses, possibly in the Harehills or Woodhouse areas.
[23]University of Leeds, Clothworkers' Court (Woodhouse)
University of Leeds, Clothworkers1969. View shows the Clothworkers' Court situated on University Road. Designed by Alfred Waterhouse and completed in 1879, it is one of the oldest buildings of Leeds University. It originally housed the Textile Industries Department of the Yorkshire College, the forerunner of the university, and was paid for by the Worshipful Company of Clothworkers, who were concerned about the lack of scientific and technical education in this country, compared to that of their competitors on the continent.
[24]Can You Help? Guy Fawkes' Night (Unknown)
Can You Help?   Guy Fawkesc1971. View shows a Guy Fawkes' Night bonfire on an unknown street of terraced housing, possibly in the Harehills or Woodhouse area.
[25]Bee Hive Building, Commercial Street (Rothwell)
Bee Hive Building, Commercial Streetc1950s. Image shows the building known as the Bee Hive, on the south side of Commercial Street, at the junction with Holme Street. At this time the building was occupied by Percy Kemshall, newsagent, and just visible on the right is the drapers shop of James Batty & Sons. The building has a date of 1872 on the front gable.
[26]Rothwell Secondary School, Pennington Lane (Oulton)
Rothwell Secondary School, Pennington Lane1950s. View shows the Rothwell Secondary School, now Royds School, on he north side of Pennington Lane, Oulton. It was built in 1956 as a secondary modern school, and is now a comprehensive with a sixth form. There was a later addition built shortly afterwards.
[27]Lofthouse Hall, Long Thorpe Lane (Lofthouse)
Lofthouse Hall, Long Thorpe LaneUndated. Image shows the front of Lofthouse Hall, off Long Thorpe Lane, and next to Rothwell Grammar School, now Rodillian Academy. The hall was built at the start of the 1800s on the site of a farm, and has always been surrounded by tall trees. It is said to have been designed and built for merchant Benjamin Dealtry, with the entrance at the junction of Wakefield Road and Long Thorpe Lane. Between 2014 and 2018 the hall was bought and demolished, and a large new property built on the site; the entrance is now on nearby Ledger Lane.
[28]Corn Mill Yard, Mill Hill (Rothwell)
Corn Mill Yard, Mill HillUndated. Image shows the yard at the entrance to the corn mill, looking south towards the Mill Hill area. To the right can be seen the footbridge over the outflow from the weir upstream on Rothwell Beck, now knows as Oulton Beck. the mill was medievalor older in origin, and was referred to in a 1341 survey of the area. It was demolished in 1967 and the area redeveloped. The location is now Church Street car park, and the area of the mill pond and dam is now Rothwell Pastures Nature Reserve, managed by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.
[29]Chatham House, Oulton Lane (Rothwell)
Chatham House, Oulton LaneUndated. Image shows Chatham House, which was located on the north side of Oulton Lane, with the entrance to it opposite Rabbit Trap Lane. The building was originally part of the Oulton Estate, but was sold to Rothwell Urban District Council after WW2, and had a number of different uses. It was demolished around the early 1970s, and the are is now a car park for Springhead Park.
[30]Hazelwood Cottages, Oulton Lane (Rothwell)
Hazelwood Cottages, Oulton LaneUndated. View shows Hazelwood Cottages, at the junction of Oulton Lane and Rabbit Trap Lane. The Grade II listed cottages are thought to be one of the oldest buildings in Rothwell, dating back to the early seventeenth century. The property is likely to have orignally been an open hall house with an enclosed parlour,and chamber above, at one end. Since this photograph was taken, external alterations have included addition of two dormer windows, and exposure of the brickwork. On the right can just be seen Long Acre, anothe historical building, dating back to the early eighteenth century.
[31]Lower Town Street, Whitegate House (Bramley)
Lower Town Street, Whitegate HouseUndated. View shows the rear of Whitegate House situated at no. 125 Lower Town Street. This was at one time part of the Aero Metal Works of T. H. Wilson Ltd., an engineering firm, who also had premises on the opposite side of Lower Town Street in Pickle's Yard. The central building has a date stone which looks like 1697.
[32]Goodson's Row, off Upper Town Street (Bramley)
GoodsonUndated. View shows Goodson's Row off Upper Town Street. On the right is the premises of Peter Haley, painter, decorator and sign writer, a long-established business in Bramley which was founded in 1849 and continued down through three generations of the family.
[33]Thrift Row, off Waterloo Lane (Bramley)
Thrift Row, off Waterloo LaneUndated. View of old stone-built terraced houses on Thrift Row off Waterloo Lane. On the left edge is no. 30 Waterloo Lane, followed by nos. 1-13 Thrift Row.
[34]Old Unicorn Inn, Stocks Hill (Bramley)
Old Unicorn Inn, Stocks HillUndated. Image shows the Old Unicorn Inn, situated on Stocks Hill off Lower Town Street.
[35]Stocks Hill, rear of Dunkirk Studios (Bramley)
Stocks Hill, rear of Dunkirk StudiosUndated. Image shows the rear of no. 147 Lower Town Street in the Stocks Hill area of Bramley. This was the premises of the Dunkirk Photographic Studios. To the right is the rear of no. 4 Turner's Yard.
[36]Pickle's Yard, off Lower Town Street (Bramley)
PickleUndated. View of Pickle's Yard off Lower Town Street. On the far left is the edge of the Bramley District Rate Office on Lower Town Street, followed by old stone-built houses numbered 7-15 Pickle's Yard.
[37]Patchett's Place, off Lower Town Street (Bramley)
PatchettUndated. View shows the bottom of Patchett's Place, off Lower Town Street. On the right are houses numbered 20 and 22. In the centre is a row of three houses: the smaller one on the left, which has a side entrance, is no. 29, while no. 36 is in the middle with the bay windows and no. 34 is on the right. Demolition appears to have taken place on the left of the picture.
[38]Lower Town Street, no. 118, old forge (Bramley)
Lower Town Street, no. 118, old forgeUndated. View shows the old forge at no. 118 Lower Town Street, which was operated for many years by the Sowden family. Jeremiah Sowden had moved to Bramley in 1830 to set up a business as a blacksmith and farrier; the business was subsequently continued by his son Joseph Samuel Sowden and later by his grandson Jerry Sowden.
[39]North Cottage, Upper Town Street (Bramley)
North Cottage, Upper Town StreetUndated. Image shows North Cottage, an old three-storey house at no. 261 Upper Town Street. It is situated in front of the Manor House (no. 259) and like the Manor House it is Grade II listed. It was built around the mid-18th century with the top storey added c1820.
[40]Upper Town Street, nos. 374-382, Hanover Street no. 1 (Bramley)
Upper Town Street, nos. 374-382, Hanover Street no. 1Undated. View of stone-built properties at the top of Upper Town Street, beginning with no. 382 on the left then running in descending order to 374. The building at the end of the row, at the junction with Hanover Street, is addressed as no. 1 Hanover Street. All these properties have since been demolished.