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Ebor Gardens, Stage I

Hob Uid: 1507049
Location :
Leeds
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SE3148033809
Summary : Three eight-storey tower blocks built as part of Stage I of Ebor Gardens public housing development. The blocks contained 92 dwellings in total. Construction was approved by committee in 1957. All of the blocks are now demolished.
More information : The blocks were commissioned by Leeds County Borough Council. The Primary Name is the name that was given to the contract for the development. (1)

All of the blocks were located on the Primary Street of Rigton Drive.The Alternate Streets are the street addresses that most closely identify the location of each indiviudal block; it is not known if these street names were used in the actual addresses of the blocks. The date of demolition is unknown. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Tower block : modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Source details : Gazetteer 1
Page(s) : 366
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Source Number : 2
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Personal archive of Dr Miles Glendinning, held at Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Demolished post-1957
Monument End Date : 2009
Monument Start Date : 1957
Monument Type : Tower Block, Council Flats
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Mid 20th Century
Display Date : Construction approved 1957
Monument End Date : 1957
Monument Start Date : 1957
Monument Type : Tower Block, Council Flats
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 21st Century
Display Date : Demolished pre-2009
Monument End Date : 2009
Monument Start Date : 1957
Monument Type : Tower Block, Council Flats
Evidence : Demolished Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 33 SW 525
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1507064
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1507079
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1507089
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1507107
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, TOWER BLOCK DATABASE PILOT PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2009-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31