The brook is named Bradley Brook on O.S. maps and in Huddersfield Waterworks Acts. According to George Redmonds, the spelling Bradley "approximates to the dialect pronunciation of the place-name" which is also recorded as "Brideley".
HOLT HEAD. Slaithwaite. Road Bridge over Brindley Brook. C18 or early C19. Road bridge. Horseshoe arch, single span, over Brindley Brook. Thinly coursed rubble with string course forming base to dry rubble parapets with large squared copings. Inside of arch is rendered.