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  1. yernbarr

    Report - Leeds Girls High School (Rose Court Nursery), Leeds, West Yorkshire - May 2019

    History Rose Court building was is situated on the same site and the main senior school Leeds Girls High School building. Rose Court was purchased by the High School in 1912 and before this functioned as a private residence. Built of stone construction in a Georgian design the building...
  2. yernbarr

    Report - Monk Bridge Viaduct, Leeds, West Yorkshire - June 2019

    History The remains of the Monk Bridge Viaduct run parallel to Whitehall Road on the other side of Holbeck. It was originally built as an access route into the old Leeds Central Station, which stood on the site of the Wellington Place office development, and carried the railway over both the...
  3. yernbarr

    Report - Holbeck Viaduct, Leeds, West Yorkshire - June 2019

    History London North Western Railway built the viaduct in 1882 to bypass the congested lines leading to the present-day Leeds Station. It's 1,500 yards long and has 82 arches. The track remains on one side of a gate erected by Network Rail. Trains stopped running on the line in 1988, but the...
  4. RobbRae

    Report - The White Houe - Pontefract 07/09/19

    So this is my second post & second successful Urbex. My partner in crime is my brother, and since our first visit to Westwood Mill in Huddersfield, we finally manage tonight to find a new site to explore. Not for want of trying, we've scouted some other local sites and now had any joy. So...
  5. DenBickinson

    Report - Dobroyd Mills, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire - 03/09/2019

    Very Brief History: Originally built in 1829 as a mill. Dobroyd Ltd was founded within the mill in 1919. The mill then closed in 1974. It then re-opened in 1976 under John Woodhead Ltd spinners. Until recent years it housed several small almost 'pop-up' businesses (pictured) including a classic...
  6. ShinyBollocks

    Report - Dawson's Fabric Mill - August 2018

    History: Unfortunately, I do not know the exact history of this exploration, however, it was an active fabric mill until 2003! After Dawson's went into liquidation. When we got home we found out that the business has been up for sale since then. Our Version Of Events: So our trip started on an...
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