HARTSHEAD PIKE TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1067991

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

Statutory Address: HARTSHEAD PIKE TOWER

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HARTSHEAD PIKE TOWER

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

District: Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)

District: Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Mossley

National Grid Reference: SD 96059 02409

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE HARTSHEAD PIKE SD 90 SE

2/8 Hartshead Pike Tower (formerly listed as Hartshead 12/01/67 Pike Pillar)

- II

Tower. 1863. By John Eaton. Hammer-dressed stone. Circular tower with steep conical roof. Door in west side has shouldered head and inscribed stones above reading "This pike was rebuilt by public contribution 1751 and re- erected by public subscription to commemorate the marriage of HRH Albert Edward Prince of Wales to HRH the Princess Alexandra and to restore the ancient landmark of Hartshead Pike". Cusped lancet window openings, corbelled eaves, dormer roof lights with cusped openings and stepped gables. W. M. Bowman, England in Ashton-under-Lyne, 1960. Victoria County History of Lancashire, 1911, vol. 4.

Listing NGR: SD9605902409

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212656

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bowman, W M , England in Ashton under Lyne, (1960)
Farrer, W, Brownbill, J, The Victoria History of the County of Lancaster, (1911)

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