History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Belper, Derbyshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

Plus Code: 9C5W2G27+W9

Entry Name: The Tower

Listing Date: 13 December 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083583

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78613

Location: Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

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

Tagged with: Building

Find accommodation in
Holbrook

Description


SUNNY HILL
1.
5167
Milford
The Tower
SK 3445 5/15
II
2.
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

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.