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Undercliffe Cemetery

Undercliffe Cemetery Undercliffe Lane | West Yorkshire, Bradford BD3 0DW, England
+44 1274 642276
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A hunt amongst Bradford’s past inhabitants

This is a gem of social history amongst the tombs are stories of a bygone age all depicting the... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Wingcomillar
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Bradford, United Kingdom
via mobile
If it were more upkept I'd have rated it excellent

Victorian through and through, extremely interesting as the monuments and headstones and family... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Rebecca M
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Undercliffe Cemetery is a Grade 11* English Heritage listed site. Containing a wealth of Victorian history, art and sculpture, the 26 acre site displays the story of Bradford in stone. It is nationally recognised as a Park and Garden of Special Historic Interest. Undercliffe Cemetery is still in use and please respect and enjoy our wonderful surroundings
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  • Average8%
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“death” (4 reviews)
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Undercliffe Cemetery Undercliffe Lane | West Yorkshire, Bradford BD3 0DW, England
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of social history amongst the tombs are stories of a bygone age all depicting the lives of former notable Bradfordians. I loved the architecture and the views from the promenade. Not the usual visit anyone would make but definitely a must...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Victorian through and through, extremely interesting as the monuments and headstones and family vaults are incredibly unique and varied. This is an example of how the very wealthy Victorian industrialists buried their family members. You really do have to see it to believe it. From...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I go there quite often as our family has a plot in the cemetary If you like to see old types of graves this is a place to look around also there is signs advising you ablut the cemetary Dont think i would go if...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a place to let you see how the wealthy industrialists honoured the passing of their loved ones. The tombs and memorials are incredibly varied and impressive. Unique!

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Victorian cemetery full of character and atmosphere to walk around on a nice day, a little outside the city centre and up a steep hill

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Not at all macabre. Amazing monuments and extravagant mausoleum of Bradford' s great and good. Also seen in the film 'L.A without a map'

Thank Suzy T
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I went looking for British Soliders Graves .. The Graves are well looked AFTER ,,, some very Young Men lost there Lives from BRADFORD ! The Cemetery is Full of Great States Men & Women from Years Gone Bye ! Some very LARGE Monuments in...More

Thank bk04dav
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had wanted to visit for a !long time, the guides were extremely interesting and the tour was longer than expected

Thank sukypam
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I was a bit miffed we had phoned and spoke to a member of the charity who said I could buy a map but the lodge was closed even though he said it would be open. Luckily for us a lady volunteer was working and...More

Thank nadia d
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A very sad but beautiful place to visit some amazing examples of architecture and some of the memorials were enormous. If you're a graveyard enthusiast then this is a must see although it's not for everyone. I personally found it very beautiful

Thank Michelle B
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