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Wainhouse Tower

A Grade II* Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7124 / 53°42'44"N

Longitude: -1.8827 / 1°52'57"W

OS Eastings: 407837

OS Northings: 424002

OS Grid: SE078240

Mapcode National: GBR HT9H.6Y

Mapcode Global: WHC9M.1YRD

Entry Name: Wainhouse Tower

Listing Date: 3 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133900

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338694

Location: Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: King Cross St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 02 SE 7/148


Wainhouse Tower


1871-75. BY I Booth completed by R S Dugdale. Belvedere tower built for J
E Wainhouse to serve also as a chimney for his nearby dyeworks. Vevy/ tall,
octagonal, stone structure on square base. Elaborate top with bracketted gallery
and lantern in 2 stages the upper one open with ogee cap, Included as a curiosity
and very prominent landmark.

Listing NGR: SE 07837 24002

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

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