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Hartshead Pike Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Mossley, Tameside

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212656

Location: Tameside, OL5

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashton Hurst

Parish: Mossley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Mossley St George

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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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

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