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[21]Farm House, Farrer Lane (Oulton)
Farm House, Farrer Lanec1950s. View of the chimney breast at number 9-13 Farrer Lane, a timber framed building thought to be pre-sixteenth century, and one of the earliest surviving buildings in Oulton.
[22]Farm House, Farrer Lane (Oulton)
Farm House, Farrer Lanec1950s. View of old farm house building at 9-13 Farrer Lane, one of the earliest surviving buildings in Oulton, and thought to date from the sixteenth century or earlier. The construction is a timber frame encased in sandstone and brick. This view looks north.
[23]Old School Building (Lofthouse)
Old School Buildingc1950s. View shows the former school building off Westgate Lane, Lofthouse.
[24]Thorpe Hall, Middleton Lane (Lofthouse)
Thorpe Hall, Middleton Lanec1950s. View shows the east side of Thorpe Hall, on Middleton Lane, Lofthouse. It was built in 1735 by Medcalf Proctor, replacing an older building that existed on the site since around 1596, but work on the top floor was never fully completed. Over the years the hall has also been occupied by the Gascoigne, Leigh, and Ingram families, and colliery owner William Fenton was also a tenant. In the 1911 Census it was occupied by William Armitage, quarry owner, and a 1917 Trade Directory lists a William Boyle, farmer. The building was Grade 2 listed in 1964, and in 2006 was placed on the English Heritage Buildings at Risk Register as being at risk of decay. It is still derelict at present.
[25]Old House, St John's Street (Oulton)
Old House, St JohnUndated. Image shows a property on the south side of St John's Street, now Farrer Lane, part of a group of buildings including the old farmhouse on the opposite side of Farrer Lane, at numbers 9-13.
[26]War Memorial, Sharp Lane (Robin Hood)
War Memorial, Sharp LaneUndated. View shows the War Memorial at the junction of Sharp Lane and Wakefield Road, Robin Hood. The image was probably taken shortly after it was constructed in the late 1920s, and before houses were built on the adjoining land in the 1930s.
[27]Repeater Station, Sharp Lane (Robin Hood) (1 comment)
Repeater Station, Sharp LaneUndated. Image shows the Post Office Repeater Station at the junction of Sharp Lane and Wakefield Road, and looking north-west. It was built in the early 1950s at the start of the Cold War period, to boost telephone signals, and demolished around 2007. There are now residential properties on the site.
[28]Oulton Manor Farmhouse (Oulton)
Oulton Manor FarmhouseUndated. View of Manor Farmhouse, at the junction of Calverley Road and Aberford Road, Oulton, and looking north-west. The Grade 2 listed timber framed building dates back to the late 16th century, with 17th century additions. The render visible on the outside in this image has now been removed, revealing the original stone and brick.
[29]Quarry Hill, Oulton (Oulton)
Quarry Hill, Oultonc1950s. View shows Quarry Hill looking south, prior to the building of new housing on the area to the south of the junction with Holmsley Field Lane, and on both sides of the road. In the centre can be seen cottages on the area that is now Leventhorpe Way. To the right is Oulton Institute, known locally as Harold Hall, which opened in 1897 and was extended in 1912.
[30]Cottages, Quarry Hill (Oulton)
Cottages, Quarry Hillc1950s. View shows two cottages on Quarry Hill, Oulton, behind the Old Mason's Arms inn at the junction with Aberford Road. By 1970 the cottages had been demolished and the area is now Leventhorpe Way. On the right can be seen Oulton Institute, which opened in 1897 as a single storey building, with an upper floor added in 1912. It was also known locally as Harold Hall.
[31]Quarry Hill, new housing (Oulton)
Quarry Hill, new housingc1950s. Image shows some of the first buildings on a housing development on Quarry Hill, just south of the junction with Holmsley Field Lane. This view shows bungalows on the east side of Quarry Hill, which was close to the sandstone quarries operated by Midland Quarries up to the late 1960s.
[32]St John the Evangelist, Leeds Road (Oulton)
St John the Evangelist, Leeds RoadUndated. View of the rear of St John the Evangelist Church, off Leeds Road, Oulton, and looking north. The church was built in 1828 from ashlar sandstone.
[33]Christ Church, Leeds Road (Lofthouse)
Christ Church, Leeds RoadUndated. Early photograph of Christ Church, Lofthouse, built in 1839-40. The church has been altered over the years, with a chancel, vestries, and organ chamber added in the 1890s, and major renovation and rebuilding around 2000. The church is situated on the A61 Leeds Road, between Church Croft and the bridge over the M62 motorway.
[34]Railway Sidings (Stourton)
Railway SidingsUndated. View shows railway sidings at Stourton, to the south of Pontefract Road, and looking towards Wakefield.
[35]Gospel Hall, Sharp Lane (Robin Hood)
Gospel Hall, Sharp Lane1950s. View shows the Gospel Hall on the north side of Sharp Lane, near the junction with the A61 Leeds-Wakefield Road, and still in use as a church at that time. Behind it is the GPO Repeater Station, used to boost telephone signals. It was built in the early 1950s, at the start of the Cold War period, and demolished around 2007. The Gospel Hall was converted to use as a library, again around the early 1950s, and was demolished around 2004. There are now residential properties on the site.
[36]Old Leeds, Prospect (City Centre)
Old Leeds, ProspectUndated. View of Leeds from an engraving kept in Leeds City Art Gallery - 'The Prospect of the Most Remarkable Town in the North of England for the Clothing Trade, viz Leeds, as it appears from the Holbeck Road'.
[37]Old Leeds, South-East Prospect (City Centre)
Old Leeds, South-East Prospect1745. View of Old Leeds from an engraving kept in Leeds City Art Gallery - ' The South-East Prospect of Leeds in the County of York, by Samuel Buck, 1745.' St Peter's Church (now Leeds Minster), Trinity Church and St John's Church are visible landmarks.
[38]Old Leeds, Engraving (City Centre)
Old Leeds, Engraving1715. View of Old Leeds from an engraving in Leeds City Art Gallery - 'The Prospect of Leeds from the Knostrop Road, by Frank Place, 1715.' Landmarks visible include St Peter's Church (now Leeds Minster)and St John's Church.
[39]New Inn, Church Street (Gildersome)
New Inn, Church StreetOctober 1984. View shows the New Inn, a Samuel Smith's public house, situated on Church Street. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[40]Branch End, looking towards Old Griffin Head (Gildersome) (1 comment)
Branch End, looking towards Old Griffin HeadMarch 1984. View looking north-west along Branch End to the Old Griffin Head public house at the junction with Town Street. Highfield Drive leads off to the right at the side of the pub. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.