Morritt Avenue

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  • Morritt Avenue being built in 1903

    We were lucky enough to come across a collection of photographs of Seacroft Hospital being built. The hospital was built at the same time as Morritt Avenue, and by chance, several of the photographs included views of Morritt Avenue in the distance.
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    This website will eventually contain news, photographs, Neighbourhood Watch information and and anything else about Morritt Avenue. For now we have some interesting old photographs in the gallery section. If you have anything you would like to be put on the website, contact Phil at number 24 or via the email address at the bottom of the page.
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Morritt Avenue being built in 1903

Morritt Avenue under construction

We were lucky enough to come across a collection of photographs of Seacroft Hospital being built. The hospital was built at the same time as Morritt Avenue, and by chance, several of the photographs included views of Morritt Avenue in the distance.

Click on any of the images below to see them at full size.

Just the houses at the bottom facing the railway line and a few at the top 'even' side of the avenue completed - click for full size image
Another view with the houses at the bottom facing the railway line and a few at the top 'even' side of the avenue. - click for full size image
The even side of the street is now built down to number 20 - note the big hole where the side bay window has yet to be built. - click for full size image
Number 22 and 24 built up to roof level, again with no side bay window yet. - click for full size image
Roof and bay window now complete on numbers 22 and 24. - click for full size image
Work has started on the odd side - built down as far as number 23. - click for full size image
25 and 27 now completed. - click for full size image
All the Morritt built houses completed. A gap for number 26 and note the very short back gardens on the even side of the avenue. - click for full size image
Morritt Avenue being built in 1903

We were lucky enough to come across a collection of photographs of Seacroft Hospital being built. The hospital was built at the same time as Morritt Avenue, and by chance, several of the photographs included views of Morritt Avenue in the distance.

Morritt Avenue under construction
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