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A Sikh Gurdwara

January 1, 2006

Purchased by a North Leeds Sikh community for use as a Temple and community space.

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A School & College

January 1, 1929

Potternewton Mansion School was a pioneer in understanding and catering for the education of children with special needs

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A Visitor Attraction

June 24, 1901

The mansion became a visitor attraction eventually showcasing the ‘Howden Collection’ for a number of years.

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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

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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.

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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.

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