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Blacko Tower, also known as Stansfield Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Blacko, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8758 / 53°52'32"N

Longitude: -2.215 / 2°12'54"W

OS Eastings: 385960

OS Northings: 442196

OS Grid: SD859421

Mapcode National: GBR DRZM.7D

Mapcode Global: WHB7J.YVD4

Entry Name: Blacko Tower, also known as Stansfield Tower

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243122

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186212

Location: Blacko, Pendle, Lancashire, BB9

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Blacko

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/06/2014


SD 84 SE
7/72

BLACKO
Blacko Tower, also known as Stansfield Tower

(Formerly listed as Blacks Tower, BROGDEN)

II

Folly tower. A plaque reads Built by/J Stansfield/1890/Restored/1950/Ps 127 v 1. Approximately 30ft high. Built as a folly. Circular. Coursed rubble. Widely spaced battlements. Two steps up to plain doorway. Spiral stone staircase inside leading to observation platform. Prominent hilltop landmark. (Ps 127 v 1 Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labour in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.)

Listing NGR: SD8596042196

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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