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Brief description of site

The Portland stone monument is topped by a flagpole and has a bronze plaque on each face. The gardens also feature a memorial pavilion which contains a stone dedicatory tablet. The gardens have received a number of recent grants for maintenance and improvements to the setting.

Brief history of site

Sir William and Lady Ackroyd of Cliffe Hall funded the war memorial. The garden commemorates the fallen of World War 1 from the parish and the associated mills.

Location information:

Address: Bradford Road, Bailiff Bridge, Halifax, HD6 4EB

Locality: Brighouse

Local Authorities:

West Yorkshire; Calderdale; Brighouse

Historical County: West Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 104 Grid Ref: SE148254
Latitude: 53.7248 Longitude: -1.77718

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: commemorative

Site first created: 1921

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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