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Latitude: 53.0023 / 53°0'8"N
Longitude: -1.4866 / 1°29'11"W
OS Eastings: 434548
OS Northings: 345118
OS Grid: SK345451
Mapcode National: GBR 6CW.WG6
Mapcode Global: WHDGF.4SCR
Entry Name: The Tower
Listing Date: 13 December 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1083583
English Heritage Legacy ID: 78613
Location: Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56
District: Amber Valley
Civil Parish: Belper
Built-Up Area: Belper
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Milford Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 3445 5/15
North Midland Railway opened Derby to Belper in 1840. Route surveyed by George
Stephenson. Tall coursed stone tower. Four storeys. One opening on each
floor. Roofless. Square plan. Sited over the Milford Tunnel. Nixon suggests
may have been used as a siting tower or theodolite during the surveying of
the line and points out that its construction would have employed a large
number of men during a slack period. Nixon pages 158 and 159.
Listing NGR: SK3454845118
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