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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

Plus Code: 9C5WJ6CH+V4

Entry Name: Victoria Tower

Listing Date: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339662

Location: Almondbury, Kirklees, HD4

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Newsome

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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SE 1513

Victoria Tower


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 stair 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

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