A Sikh Gurdwara
January 1, 2006
Purchased by a North Leeds Sikh community for use as a Temple and community space.
A School & College
January 1, 1929
Potternewton Mansion School was a pioneer in understanding and catering for the education of children with special needs
A Visitor Attraction
June 24, 1901
The mansion became a visitor attraction eventually showcasing the ‘Howden Collection’ for a number of years.
Robert Benson Jowitt
July 4, 1890
A successful wool trader purchased the mansion and 35 acres in 1890. He later sold to Leeds Corporation in 1900
Sale of the Brown Estate
August 1, 1882
The estate of James Brown was brought to market in 1882, as building plots to be sold at auction.
The Brown Family
June 2, 1814
James Brown II commissioned Harehills Grove which completed in 1817. His son, James Brown III became MP for Malton.