Kirklees Estate, Brighouse

Kirklees Nunnery and Kirklees Hall stand on the Kirklees Estate in what it now Kirklees Park, Brighouse

Things to look for when visiting the Park include

Various parts of the estate are listed buildings, including

The buildings marked with are on English Heritage's Buildings At Risk Register.

On Tuesday, 15th November 1881, 3 brothers – Sam [aged 40], Sydney and Hezekiah Waterhouse – masons of Sowerby Bridge, were severely injured when a bridge which they were building on the estate collapsed. A fourth man escaped unharmed.

In May 2012, the Estate – the buildings and 750 acres – was advertised for sale at offers of over £7 million

See Three Nuns, Mirfield and The Murder of Uriah Womersley

© Malcolm Bull 2022
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