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Rivington Pike Tower at Sd 642 137

A Grade II Listed Building in Rivington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6194 / 53°37'9"N

Longitude: -2.5413 / 2°32'28"W

OS Eastings: 364294

OS Northings: 413784

OS Grid: SD642137

Mapcode National: GBR BVPL.M9

Mapcode Global: WH97L.Y915

Entry Name: Rivington Pike Tower at Sd 642 137

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184424

Location: Rivington, Chorley, Lancashire, BL6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Rivington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Rivington

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 61 SW
14/170 Rivington Pike Tower at
SD 642 137
- II

Tower. Built 1733 by John Andrews of Little Lever, owner of Manor of
Rivington; said to be on site of earlier beacon. Gritstone. About 5
metres square and 7 metres high. High chamfered plinth, string course,
oversailing parapet crowned with pointed corner and intermediate steps.
One blocked rectangular opening in each side including doorway on south
side with an ornamental pointed "hoodmould" above it breaking the string
course. History: built as hunting lodge; contained a fireplace (and
formerly had a chimney) and small cellar. Reference: M.D. Smith
Leverhulme's Rivington (Chorley 1984) pp.7-9.

Listing NGR: SD6429413783

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