So, what’s happening with the Illingworth Gaol and Stocks?

The North Halifax Historic Buildings Preservation Trust (NHHBPT) is the name given to the Trust set up to save and preserve the Illingworth Gaol and Stocks.


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The Stocks have been on Wrigley Hill since 1697 and the Gaol was constructed in 1823 and in use until 1860.

The Trustees are working hard to meet the deadline of 6 September when a Business Plan must be submitted to the Council for them to consider Asset Transfer.

Click here to all the latest news from the group, including how you can get involved, and the following events:

  • 23 August – Challengers Fun Day on the Natty Lane Playing Fields
  • 13 – 14 September Heritage Open Days at the Gaol, and Mount Zion Methodist Heritage Centre at Per Lane, Ogden.
  • October – Fashion Show at Whitehill Community Academy.
  • 21 March – Fundraising stall at the Southgate Precinct in Halifax

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