RIVINGTON PIKE TOWER AT SD 642 137

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072505
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1967
Statutory Address:
RIVINGTON PIKE TOWER AT SD 642 137

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Location

Statutory Address:
RIVINGTON PIKE TOWER AT SD 642 137

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
Parish:
Rivington
National Grid Reference:
SD 64294 13783

Details

RIVINGTON SD 61 SW 14/170 Rivington Pike Tower at SD 642 137 17.4.67 - II

Tower. Built 1733 by John Andrews of Little Lever, owner of Manor of Rivington; said to be on site of earlier beacon. Gritstone. About 5 metres square and 7 metres high. High chamfered plinth, string course, oversailing parapet crowned with pointed corner and intermediate steps. One blocked rectangular opening in each side including doorway on south side with an ornamental pointed "hoodmould" above it breaking the string course. History: built as hunting lodge; contained a fireplace (and formerly had a chimney) and small cellar. Reference: M.D. Smith Leverhulme's Rivington (Chorley 1984) pp.7-9.

Listing NGR: SD6429413783

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
184424
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Smith, M D, Leverhulme's Rivington, (1984), 7-9
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 25 Lancashire,

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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