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Description: Turret from Houses of Parliament in Gardens of Clitheroe Castle
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
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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
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Source: English Heritage
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