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Hartshead Pike Tower, Ashton-under-Lyne

Description: Hartshead Pike Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212656

OS Grid Reference: SD9605902409
OS Grid Coordinates: 396059, 402409
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5183, -2.0609

Location: Lily Lanes, Tameside OL6 9AF

Locality: Ashton-under-Lyne
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: OL6 9AF

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Listing Text

SD 90 SE

2/8 Hartshead Pike
(formerly listed
as Hartshead
12/01/67 Pike Pillar)

- II

Tower. 1863. By John Eaton. Hammer-dressed stone. Circular
tower with steep conical roof. Door in west side has
shouldered head and inscribed stones above reading "This
pike was rebuilt by public contribution 1751 and re-
erected by public subscription to commemorate the marriage
of HRH Albert Edward Prince of Wales to HRH the Princess
Alexandra and to restore the ancient landmark of Hartshead
Pike". Cusped lancet window openings, corbelled eaves,
dormer roof lights with cusped openings and stepped gables.
W. M. Bowman, England in Ashton-under-Lyne, 1960. Victoria
County History of Lancashire, 1911, vol. 4.

Listing NGR: SD9605902409

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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