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Latitude: 53.5183 / 53°31'6"N
Longitude: -2.0609 / 2°3'39"W
OS Eastings: 396059
OS Northings: 402409
OS Grid: SD960024
Mapcode National: GBR GW1R.MH
Mapcode Global: WHB9C.9TWM
Entry Name: Hartshead Pike Tower
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212656
Location: Tameside, OL5
Electoral Ward/Division: Ashton Hurst
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Mossley St George
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE HARTSHEAD PIKE
SD 90 SE
2/8 Hartshead Pike
12/01/67 Pike Pillar)
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
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