TURRET FROM HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT IN GARDENS OF CLITHEROE CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1071555
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1976
Statutory Address:
TURRET FROM HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT IN GARDENS OF CLITHEROE CASTLE, CASTLE GATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TURRET FROM HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT IN GARDENS OF CLITHEROE CASTLE, CASTLE GATE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Ribble Valley (District Authority)
Parish:
Clitheroe
National Grid Reference:
SD 74230 41569

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
182769
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 19 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/04813/15
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