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Victoria Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Newsome, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6222 / 53°37'20"N

Longitude: -1.7722 / 1°46'19"W

OS Eastings: 415163

OS Northings: 413990

OS Grid: SE151139

Mapcode National: GBR JV2K.38

Mapcode Global: WHCB7.R68Y

Entry Name: Victoria Tower

Listing Date: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339662

Location: Kirklees, HD4

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Newsome

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Almondbury with Farnley Tyas Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Victoria Tower
SE 1513 48/13
1897-9. Architect: Isaac Jones, of Herne Hill, London. Contractors: Messrs
Ben Graham of Crosland Moor. Hammer-dressed stone. Slightly battered tower,
square in plan. Machicolations. Crenellated parapet. Slightly higher start
tower corbelled out on north-east corner. Various single-light windows. Built
to commemorate Queen Victoria's Jubilee, instead of a Free Public Library,
the alternative suggestion.

Listing NGR: SE1516313990

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

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