Kirk Lane (1)

Kirk lane 1900
Title Kirk Lane
Date 1900
Location Yeadon
Photo ID D192
Comment On the left is the corner with Whackhouse Lane, James Ives & Sons, Leafield Mill and chimney are next to the cottage(s).
Kirk Lane 1920s

E317 – Kirk Lane, 1920s

Kirk lane – 1920s

24 Kirk Lane is a milliner’s shop, business of C L Chippendale.
The canopy outside the shop no longer exists outside the property which is at the corner with Park Grove.

Donated by Donald and Anne Exley.

Kirk lane 1933

A465 – Kirk Lane, 1933.

Kirk lane – 1933

A person is walking through the snow on Kirk Lane, behind, on the left three children are making snowballs.

Kirk Lane 1956

G344 – Kirk Lane, 1956.

Kirk lane – 1956

Looking up Kirk Lane towards Yeadon Town Centre.

Donated by Keith Robinson.

Kirk Lane 1956

G345 – Kirk lane, 1956.

Kirk lane – 1956

A January day on Kirk Lane with Leafield Mill in view.

Donated by Keith Robinson.

Kirk lane 1968

S366 – Kirk Lane, 1968.

Kirk lane – 1968

Hailstones in July.

“My father Michael Emsley to the right and myself, yes, in the shorts, to the left after the great hailstorm of July 1968”

Donated by Andrew Emsley.

Kirk Lane 1979

A057 – Kirk Lane, 1979.

Kirk lane – 1979

Looking down Kirk Lane (left hand side) with Guiseley/ Baildon Moor in the distance. In the centre is the Temperance Hall at this time Gem Bingo with the back view of the Robin Hood public house in the foreground. On the right is the chimney for Manor Mill which was demolished in 1981, part of the mill building can be seen to the left of the chimney.


A 35mm slide digitally transferred by John Hobson.

Lirk lane 1979

JH017 – Kirk Lane, 1979.

Kirk lane – 1979

Looking down Kirk Lane from the junction with Haworth Lane. Temperance Hall on the left and to the right Manor Mills.

35mm slide digitally transferred by John Hobson.

Kirk Lane 1980

A244 – Kirk Lane, 1980.

Kirk lane – 1980

Leafield House was situated below Leafield Mill on Kirk Lane.
It had been the home of the James Ives family, who owned both Leafield and Manor Mills until latterly it was used to house visitors, many from abroad.
The house was demolished in 1982, the land from the house and Leafield Mill now has a housing complex on it.

Kirk lane 1981

D369 – Kirk Lane, 1981.

Kirk lane – 1981

Leafield House is on the left and was once the home of James Ives, seen here prior to demolition.
At this time the business had been sold.
The land in the foreground was once a cricket field, it is being prepared for the building of the Redwood Estate.

Kirk Lane 1981

Z059 – Kirk Lane, 1981.

Kirk lane – 1981

Looking to Leafield Mill, the junction with Whackhouse Lane is on the left of the mill building.

Photographer Dennis Court.

Kirk Lane 2014

I197 – Kirk Lane, 2014.

Kirk lane – 2014

Kirk Lane is in the foreground, Haworth Lane moves to the right.

The new housing is on the site of the old Manor Mill.

Photographer John Arundel.

Kirk Lane 2014

I198 – Kirk Lane, 2014.

Kirk lane – 2014

Haworth Lane is in the bottom left corner at the junction with Kirk Lane, behind the tree on the left is what was the Oddfellows Arms aka Rag & Louse now converted into 2 houses (May 2016).
In the centre is the Tut & Shive hotel, formerly the Robin Hood, to the right is the old Temperance Hall which now hosts a variety of concerns including the Yorkshire College of Beauty.


Photographer John Arundel.

Kirk Lane 2014

I199 – Kirk Lane, 2014.

Kirk lane – 2014

Down Kirk Lane with Homebase on the left (now Aldi store 2021)

Photographer John Arundel.

Kirk Lane 2014

I209 – Kirk Lane, 2014.

Kirk lane – 2014

Kirk Lane runs left to right across the view, Yeadon Hire Centre is at the corner with Walkers Row which leads to Swincar Avenue.

Photographer John Arundel.

Previous Comments:

Re S366
shirley bork
I remember my parents garden was devastated. It even stripped the bark off the rose trees and turned softer vegetation to a heap of green mush. That was in Henshaw Lane near the top, Hauxwell Drive.
29 July 2018.

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