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Turret from Houses of Parliament in Gardens of Clitheroe Castle, Clitheroe

Description: Turret from Houses of Parliament in Gardens of Clitheroe Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 182769

OS Grid Reference: SD7423041569
OS Grid Coordinates: 374230, 441569
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8697, -2.3934

Location: Woone Lane, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 1BA

Locality: Clitheroe
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 1BA

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Listing Text

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

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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