Plaque 3

Marking Bradford Beck Plaque 3, sponsored by Anchor Housing

Plaque 3 at the bottom of Godwin Street near Anchor Housing


This plaque is sponsored by

Anchor Housing

Goit and beck in parallel

Power in, waste out


From Elizabeth I’s time, Bradford people chose religious freedom and Bradford became a largely Puritan town. However, close to here stood a den of gambling, drinking and vice: a pub called The Cockpit. This pub was also used by John Wesley to preach to newly converted Methodists in 1756.

Beneath your feet, the Goit rejoins Bradford Beck. The Goit is a channel taken off the Beck higher up to provide a rushing stream to power a medieval corn mill.

Beneath your feet

Plaque 02 03 underground

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