Aireborough Historical Society

Aerial View

Aerial View of Guiseley

Title
Aerial View
Date Undated
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
C275 + I443
Comment
1: This photo has been taken with a fish-eye lens to give an impression of the earth's curvature.
The view centers on Netherfield Road and the Leeds / Ilkley railway line.
The old goods yard for Guiseley Station has been demolished, in 2002 a new ticket office and waiting room were built.
Between the railway line and Netherfield Road is Abraham Moon's Mill, this is the only mill to survive in the area (March 2014).
Crompton Parkinson works are on the right of Netherfield Road, to the right of the factory is a cricket pitch used by Crompton's employees.
 
 
2: Photo probably taken from the tower of St Oswalds Church, to the left is Well Lane, moving up Cambridge Street is next then Oxford Road.
The Methodist Chapel on Oxford Road is in clear view.
 
 

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