SD4674 : Lindeth Tower, Silverdale

taken 6 years ago, near to Silverdale, Lancashire, Great Britain

Lindeth Tower, Silverdale
Lindeth Tower, Silverdale
The tower has a slate plaque above the door which states: 'Erected 1842 by H.P. Fleetwood Esq' who owned the house nearby. It has a degree of fame due to it having been a summer retreat for the novelist Elizabeth Gaskell for several years around 1850. Some of her books may well have been written here ('Cranford' was an early form of nearby Carnforth). She is commemorated in Silverdale by the village hall SD4675 : The Gaskell Memorial Hall, Emesgate Lane and nearby Gaskell Close. The tower is a Grade II listed building LinkExternal link and is available as a holiday let LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 19 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Author (from Tags)
Elizabeth Gaskell 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4612 7415 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.6190N 2:49.5977W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4616 7416
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Tower  Summer House  Holiday Let  Grade II Listed  Historic Building 

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