GRAVESLAB ABOUT 10 YARDS TO EAST OF CHURCH, TO 17 VICTIMS OF MILL FIRE AT COLNE BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135392

Date first listed: 16-May-1984

Statutory Address: GRAVESLAB ABOUT 10 YARDS TO EAST OF CHURCH, TO 17 VICTIMS OF MILL FIRE AT COLNE BRIDGE, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: GRAVESLAB ABOUT 10 YARDS TO EAST OF CHURCH, TO 17 VICTIMS OF MILL FIRE AT COLNE BRIDGE, CHURCH LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Kirkburton

National Grid Reference: SE 17910 17215

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History

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Details

SE 11 NE CHURCH LANE Kirkheaton 2/16 Grave slab about 10 yards to east of church, to 17 victims of mill fire at Colne Bridge

G.V. II

Grave slab. 1818. Recently raised on low stone plinth. The stone is inscribed: "In memory of seventeen children whose remains are here interrd. who fell lamentable victims to the destructive element of fire in the cotton manufactury of Mr. T'hos. Atkinson at Colne Bridge, Feb. 14th 1818. This melancholy catastrophe was occasioned in consequence of the formen sending a boy into the lower room with a naked light. The following are the names of the unfortunate sufferers."

The full names of the victims are given, with ages from 9-18 years, and also the names of the parents.

Listing NGR: SE1791017215

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Legacy System number: 341132

Legacy System: LBS

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