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[41]Middleton Park Circus, nos. 15 - 22 (Middleton)
Middleton Park Circus, nos. 15 - 222014. Image shows a parade of shops on Middleton Park Circus. From left are no. 15, Adams Hot Food Takeaway, no. 16 Fulton's Foods, no. 17 Earnshaw's Mini Market (selling fruit and veg, frozen food and flowers), no. 18 William Dodgson & Son Funeral Services, no. 20 Coral bookmakers and no. 22 Dash's toiletries and discount goods.
[42]Middleton Park Circus, nos. 15 - 24 (Middleton)
Middleton Park Circus, nos. 15 - 242014. View shows a parade of shops on Middleton Park Circus. From left are no. 15, Adams Hot Food Takeaway, no. 16 Fulton's Foods, no. 17 Earnshaw's Mini Market, no. 18 William Dodgson & Son Funeral Directors, no. 20 Coral Bookmakers, no 22 Dash's toiletries and discount goods, no. 23 Midway Pharmacy and no. 24A Modern Men Gents' Barbers.
[43]Throstle Lane, no. 46, Thorpe Street, no. 24 (Middleton)
Throstle Lane, no. 46, Thorpe Street, no. 242014. View shows semi-detached properties at the corner of Throstle Lane and Thorpe Street. On the left, no. 46 Throstle Lane is The Piping Hot Cooking Pot, café and sandwich takeaway. On the right, no. 24 Thorpe Street is being advertised as To Let.
[44]Tradesman's Wagon, Wrights Cart Builders (Rothwell)
Tradesmanc1907. Image shows a tradesman's wagon belonging to James Turner, carpet and rug dealer, outside the premises of Wrights cart and caravan builders on Spibey Lane, Rothwell Haigh. The firm was started in 1865 by William Wright, whose sons continued the business, also known for producing ornate caravans, until the late 1920s
[45]Vintage Car, Commercial Street (Rothwell)
Vintage Car, Commercial StreetUndated, possibly 1930s. Image shows Sam Ward in his car, outside his father's grocers shop at 31 Commercial Street, near the corner of Commercial Street and Marsh Street.
[46]Marsh Cottage, Marsh Street (Rothwell)
Marsh Cottage, Marsh StreetUndated. Image shows the house known as Marsh Cottage, at number 2 Marsh Street, on the junction with Butcher Lane. This view looks north. The cottage dates back to around the early 1800s and is Grade II listed. Previous residents have included Moses Preston, vetinary surgeon, in the 1830s, and later George Braime, whose family started the firm of Braime Steel Pressing Engineers of Hunslet.
[47]Post Box -Ineson's, Commercial Street (Rothwell)
Post Box -InesonUndated. Image shows the original letter box from Ineson's at 27 Commercial Street, when the Post Office was part of the shop. The Victorian face plate has been removed.
[48]New Road, Carlton (Carlton)
New Road, CarltonUndated. View shows New Road, Carlton, looking north from the junction with Town Street, Unity Street and Queen Street, as the roads are named today. The section of road was previously known as Town Street. The three groups of cottages on the far right are still in place, whilst on the left is now Carlton Primary School.
[49]Fanny Pit Chimney (Rothwell) (1 comment)
Fanny Pit Chimneyc1911. Image shows the chimney at Fanny Pit, off Bullough Lane, Rothwell, around the time the new shaft was sunk in 1911, To the right of the chimney is the engine house under construction, and below that can be seen the tops of the Lancashire boilers used to create steam power for the building work. Prior to this date the pit was known as Midland Pit.
[50]Royds Lane, Rothwell (Rothwell)
Royds Lane, RothwellUndated. View shows Royds Lane, looking north-west, from just south of the junction with Springfield Street. The building in the foreground is Ash Royd, built for a Richard Batty in the late 1800s. The area is now considerably more built up, and the house is now opposite St Mary's Primary School.
[51]Westfield Road, Carlton (Carlton)
Westfield Road, CarltonEarly 1900s. View shows Westfield Road, looking north-west, from just outside Carlton Village. The road can be seen slightly raised where West Beck runs underneath, and in the distance on the right is Westfield Place.
[52]Children's Home, Rothwell Haigh (Rothwell)
ChildrenUndated. Image shows a class of girls at the Children's Home on Wood Lane, Rothwell Haigh, which was also known as Rothwell Cottage Homes. The children received instruction in practical subjects to help them earn a living after their schooldays - here the girls are receiving cookery instruction. The home was closed in the 1950s and later demolished.
[53]Workhouse, Christmas Day (Rothwell) (1 comment)
Workhouse, Christmas Day1904. Image shows the decorations for Christmas Day in the main dining hall of Rothwell Workhouse, to the south of Wood Lane, before serving of Christmas dinner. The workhouse was built in 1900, and opened in 1903, to serve the Hunslet & District Poor Law Union, of which Rothwell was a part. It became St George's Hospital in the 1930s, with the prominent tower being a local landmark. The hospital closed in 1991, and the area is now a modern housing estate, with the tower still remaining at its centre.
[54]Sissons Farm, Thorpe Lane (Middleton)
Sissons Farm, Thorpe Lane2014. View shows the farmhouse and some of the outbuildings at Sissons Farm, situated off Thorpe Lane, the last remaining farm in an area once dominated by farmland.
[55]Sissons Farm, Thorpe Lane (Middleton)
Sissons Farm, Thorpe Lane2014. View shows Sissons Farm off Thorpe Lane, which was the last surviving farm in an area once dominated by farmland. The farm has been here since at least 1788 when Charles Gunman leased it to William Wigglesworth. Other owners or occupiers over the years have included Jarvis Payne, Samuel Spence, John Spence, Rev. Charles Jervaus and Charles Sadler. From 1964, this mainly dairy farm was occupied and worked by Cyril Stanley.
[56]Middleton Park Circus, Aldi Supermarket, under construction (Middleton)
Middleton Park Circus, Aldi Supermarket, under construction2014. Side view of Aldi Supermarket on Middleton Park Road under construction, seen from Middleton Park Circus. The supermarket was built on the site of the Middleton Arms public house, which was destroyed by fire in December 2011.
[57]Middleton Park Road, Aldi Supermarket (Middleton)
Middleton Park Road, Aldi Supermarket2014. Image shows the newly-opened Aldi supermarket on Middleton Park Road. This was built on the site of the Middleton Arms public house, which was demolished in April 2012 after being gutted in a fire on 4th December 2011. Daffodils are in flower on the grass verge opposite.
[58]Sissons Mount, no. 2, Sissons Road, no. 164 (Middleton)
Sissons Mount, no. 2, Sissons Road, no. 1642014. View shows a pair of semi-detached houses on the Middleton Park estate. On the left is no. 2 Sissons Mount and on the right no. 164 Sissons Road.
[59]Throstle Road, looking towards Middleton Park Avenue (Middleton)
Throstle Road, looking towards Middleton Park Avenue2014. View looking towards Middleton Park Avenue from the junction with Throstle Road. A no. 13 bus is waiting at the bus stop, the Middleton terminus, ready to turn around and head back up Middleton Park Avenue towards the city centre and beyond to Brackenwood.
[60]Throstle Road, looking towards Middleton Park Avenue (Middleton)
Throstle Road, looking towards Middleton Park Avenue2014. View looking towards Middleton Park Avenue from the junction with Throstle Road. Two buses, a no. 13A bound for Gledhow and a no. 13 bound for Brackenwood, can be seen. Both have reached their destination in Middleton and are about to turn round to head back up Middleton Park Avenue towards the city centre and beyond.