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TURRET FROM HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT IN GARDENS OF CLITHEROE CASTLE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TURRET FROM HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT IN GARDENS OF CLITHEROE CASTLE

List entry Number: 1071555

Location

TURRET FROM HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT IN GARDENS OF CLITHEROE CASTLE, CASTLE GATE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Clitheroe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1976

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182769

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CASTLE GATE 1. 5295 (South-West Side) ----------------- Turret from Houses of Parliament in gardens of Clitheroe Castle SP 7441 1/101 II

2. Used as the centrepiece of pond in rose garden to South of castle. Octagonal stone turret with 4 lions rampant with shields at base. Plinth. Lancet ornament with cusped heads, gargoyles, crocketed finials. Inscription records the presentation of the turret, which originally formed part of the parapet of the Houses of Parliament, erected 1840-54, and was presented to the Borough of Clitheroe by a local MP in 1937, in commemoration of the coronation of George VI.

Listing NGR: SD7423041569

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National Grid Reference: SD 74230 41569

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