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of Steander, East Street, Leeds

1885 Advert: 'Sale of the OLD DOLPHIN FOUNDRY ESTATE, situate in Steander, East Street, Leeds ; also of a Dwelling house, Beckett Street, Leeds. By Order of the Mortgagees.
Messrs WEBB are instructed to offer for Sale by Auction, Estate Sale Rooms, 26, Park Row, Leeds, THE "OLD DOLPHIN FOUNDRY," being valuable engineering premises, having a frontage of 95 feet to the thoroughfare called Steander, off East Street, Leeds, and embracing an area of 1770 square yards.
The premises contain covered and open yards, fitting shop 47ft, by 14 1/2ft., moulding shop 54ft. X 34ft., two turning shops each 114 ft. by 20ft smiths' shops, engine and boiler houses, model-rooms, timekeeper's house and office, counting house, private offices, small stable, &c.; also
All the valuable Fixed MACHINERY and APPLIANCES on the said premises, comprising 12 horse-power and boiler with fittings, cupola engine and fan, cupola with stage and fittings, travelling goliath with rails, chains, &c.; self-acting drilling machine, large planing machine, by Campbell & Hunter ; small planing machine ; slide turning lathe, 15ft. iron bed; gap lathe, 31 ft iron bed; a ditto, iron bed ; a ditto, 12ft. iron bed ; upright drilling machine, heavy boring lathe, large boring lathe, screwing, shaping, and slotting machines, two small turning lathes, face lathe, smiths hearths and fan, several pairs of vice with benches, shafting, drums, belting, hangers, couplings, bevel wheels, gas and water fittings, and other valuable items.....'[1]


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  1. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 20 June 1885