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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Bradford
Town
Eccleshill
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR ERNEST A S BENNEY ARCA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03rd September 1920
    Attended by: MAYOR OF BRADFORD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28823
Current location

ST LUKES CHURCH
Harrogate Rd
Eccleshill
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD2 3NS
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 18540 35550
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Originally a clock, plaque and gateway. Only the bronze plaque remains with a cross above the inscription.
Inscription
(ON PLAQUE) 1914 1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR, THIS TABLET, THE TOWER CLOCK AND GATEWAY WERE ERECTED BY THE/ PARISHIONERS/ (NAMES) "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allcock, G
Allen, A
Baren, G
Barker, H
Barnatt, J
Barnett, H D
Bell, W
Birch, H
Blakebrough, W
Bougen, C H
See details for all 152 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 149
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 149
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
PLAQUE IN GOOD CONDITION. HOWEVER THE CLOCK WAS REMOVED IN 1961 WHEN THE TOWER HAD TO BE DEMOLISHED DUE TO STRUCTURAL INSTABILITY, AND THE GATE IS NOW THE WW2 MEMORIAL (NIWM 28824)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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