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A History of Kirkgate
Kirkgate in the Middle Ages
Medieval Parish     Churchand its 9th and 10th Century Crosses
Visualisation of the Manor of Kirkgate in 1089  The peasant farmsteads on the south side
1. The medieval parish church with ditch2. The Manor of Kirkgate manor house complex4. Timble Bridge
Surviving stone wall of the medieval hospitiumor the chantry priest’s house at the front of theFirst White Cloth Hall
Surviving stone wall of the medievalhospitium at the back of the First WhiteCloth Hall?
The site of the medieval village of Leeds.Our most important archaeological site.
The medieval ‘back lane’ of Kirkgatebetween Kirkgate and the north side ofthe Third White Cloth Hall?
Leeds in 1560
Kirkgate in the16th and 17th Century
View today
Same View in c. 1900 showing 17th century     and early 18th century houses
Wharf St17th Century (or earlier) Old Crown and Cookson House
Kirkgate in the 18th Century
1726Plan
Ralph Thoresby  (1658-1725)  The great Leeds  antiquarian and      historian And his house andmuseum on Kirkgate
Location of Thoresby’s Houseon Cossins’ Plan of Leeds (1726)
Vicar Lane             and Vicar’s                CroftThoresby’s  House
Thoresby’s Museum in the garden       behind his house
Early Georgian Merchant  Houses on Kirkgate
T
The Building of the FirstWhite Cloth Hall 1710-11
The First White Cloth Hall, Kirkgate (1710-11)    Shown on John Cossins’ Plan of Leeds 1726
Artist’s impression of what the appearance of  the back of the cloth hall (Peter Brears)
First White Cloth Hall (built 1710-11)(Reconstruction Drawing by Peter Brears)
First White Cloth HallRediscovered    1983               Our Challenge               for the Future
Kirkgate in thelate 18th Century
1767
Andrew Wilson’sHouse in Infirmary  Yard, KirkgateThe temporary home of the first General Infirmary at Leeds       in 1767
Rotation OfficeYard, KirkgateLooking northtowardKirkgate,opposite VicarLane
Kirkgate in the 19th Century
Giles Map ofLeeds, 1815
The National School between the White Cloth Hall    and the Parish Church (Giles Map 1815)
The National School (erected 1812-13) April 1933
Kirkgate in late 1840s ( junction with Vicar Lane) Left Barrett’s Hat Warehouse, then Kirkgate Market
Alderman Barstow’s House, Kirkgate     opposite High Court Lane
Kirkgate and itssqualid yards in the  mid-19 century         th
Leeds Board of Health Report 1833 Cholera Map
Entrance toCherry Tree Yard    Kirkgate  Opp west end of  Parish Church
Cherry Tree Yard, north side of Kirkgate
KirkgateImprovements in the   19 century      th
The new ParishChurch (1838-41)
Kirkgate FirstCovered Marketbuilt 1857
Bird’s Eye View of the Town of LeedsBy Frank Pettingell and Brownlow Thompson 1886
April1895
New Market Hall, Kirkgate (opened 1904)
Kirkgate in the 20th Century
Wharf StKirkgateJuncton of Kirkgate and Wharf Street c.1899 and in the next slide how it changed.
Eveland House, J. Landey, smallware and   fancy goods importer (photo 1934)
The site of the medieval village of Leeds.Our most important archaeological site.
Surviving stone wall of the medievalhospitium or the Chantry Priest’s at thefront of the First White Cloth Hall
Surviving stone wall of the medievalhospitium at the back of the First WhiteCloth Hall?
The biggest challenge for the future?
A History of Kirkgate
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster
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The History of Kirkgate - Leeds Minster

  1. 1. A History of Kirkgate
  2. 2. Kirkgate in the Middle Ages
  3. 3. Medieval Parish Churchand its 9th and 10th Century Crosses
  4. 4. Visualisation of the Manor of Kirkgate in 1089 The peasant farmsteads on the south side
  5. 5. 1. The medieval parish church with ditch2. The Manor of Kirkgate manor house complex4. Timble Bridge
  6. 6. Surviving stone wall of the medieval hospitiumor the chantry priest’s house at the front of theFirst White Cloth Hall
  7. 7. Surviving stone wall of the medievalhospitium at the back of the First WhiteCloth Hall?
  8. 8. The site of the medieval village of Leeds.Our most important archaeological site.
  9. 9. The medieval ‘back lane’ of Kirkgatebetween Kirkgate and the north side ofthe Third White Cloth Hall?
  10. 10. Leeds in 1560
  11. 11. Kirkgate in the16th and 17th Century
  12. 12. View today
  13. 13. Same View in c. 1900 showing 17th century and early 18th century houses
  14. 14. Wharf St17th Century (or earlier) Old Crown and Cookson House
  15. 15. Kirkgate in the 18th Century
  16. 16. 1726Plan
  17. 17. Ralph Thoresby (1658-1725) The great Leeds antiquarian and historian And his house andmuseum on Kirkgate
  18. 18. Location of Thoresby’s Houseon Cossins’ Plan of Leeds (1726)
  19. 19. Vicar Lane and Vicar’s CroftThoresby’s House
  20. 20. Thoresby’s Museum in the garden behind his house
  21. 21. Early Georgian Merchant Houses on Kirkgate
  22. 22. T
  23. 23. The Building of the FirstWhite Cloth Hall 1710-11
  24. 24. The First White Cloth Hall, Kirkgate (1710-11) Shown on John Cossins’ Plan of Leeds 1726
  25. 25. Artist’s impression of what the appearance of the back of the cloth hall (Peter Brears)
  26. 26. First White Cloth Hall (built 1710-11)(Reconstruction Drawing by Peter Brears)
  27. 27. First White Cloth HallRediscovered 1983 Our Challenge for the Future
  28. 28. Kirkgate in thelate 18th Century
  29. 29. 1767
  30. 30. Andrew Wilson’sHouse in Infirmary Yard, KirkgateThe temporary home of the first General Infirmary at Leeds in 1767
  31. 31. Rotation OfficeYard, KirkgateLooking northtowardKirkgate,opposite VicarLane
  32. 32. Kirkgate in the 19th Century
  33. 33. Giles Map ofLeeds, 1815
  34. 34. The National School between the White Cloth Hall and the Parish Church (Giles Map 1815)
  35. 35. The National School (erected 1812-13) April 1933
  36. 36. Kirkgate in late 1840s ( junction with Vicar Lane) Left Barrett’s Hat Warehouse, then Kirkgate Market
  37. 37. Alderman Barstow’s House, Kirkgate opposite High Court Lane
  38. 38. Kirkgate and itssqualid yards in the mid-19 century th
  39. 39. Leeds Board of Health Report 1833 Cholera Map
  40. 40. Entrance toCherry Tree Yard Kirkgate Opp west end of Parish Church
  41. 41. Cherry Tree Yard, north side of Kirkgate
  42. 42. KirkgateImprovements in the 19 century th
  43. 43. The new ParishChurch (1838-41)
  44. 44. Kirkgate FirstCovered Marketbuilt 1857
  45. 45. Bird’s Eye View of the Town of LeedsBy Frank Pettingell and Brownlow Thompson 1886
  46. 46. April1895
  47. 47. New Market Hall, Kirkgate (opened 1904)
  48. 48. Kirkgate in the 20th Century
  49. 49. Wharf StKirkgateJuncton of Kirkgate and Wharf Street c.1899 and in the next slide how it changed.
  50. 50. Eveland House, J. Landey, smallware and fancy goods importer (photo 1934)
  51. 51. The site of the medieval village of Leeds.Our most important archaeological site.
  52. 52. Surviving stone wall of the medievalhospitium or the Chantry Priest’s at thefront of the First White Cloth Hall
  53. 53. Surviving stone wall of the medievalhospitium at the back of the First WhiteCloth Hall?
  54. 54. The biggest challenge for the future?
  55. 55. A History of Kirkgate

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