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Turret from Houses of Parliament in Gardens of Clitheroe Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Clitheroe, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8697 / 53°52'10"N

Longitude: -2.3934 / 2°23'36"W

OS Eastings: 374230

OS Northings: 441569

OS Grid: SD742415

Mapcode National: GBR CRQP.MK

Mapcode Global: WH96B.6ZKT

Entry Name: Turret from Houses of Parliament in Gardens of Clitheroe Castle

Listing Date: 30 September 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182769

Location: Clitheroe, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Clitheroe

Built-Up Area: Clitheroe

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text

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

2.
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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