National Heritage List added 33 new Yorkshire entries in 2020 December 16, 2020

The Newcomen engine house at Elsecar, South YorkshireWater tower at Gawthorpe, West YorkshireThis water tower in Gawthorpe in West Yorkshire is among 33 sites across Yorkshire which have been added to the National Heritage List for England as Listed Buildings during 2020.

The concrete tower was built during the 1920s, providing water for the village of Gawthorpe until 2006. It has since been used as a telecommunications tower.

Other additions include a seaside shelter in South Cliff Gardens in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, a wall and lamp standard in Richmond, North Yorkshire, a memorial drinking fountain in Bridlington in the East Riding and the Bullnose Building, a former coal manager's office and house at the National Railway Museum in York.

The year has also seen new listed building additions and extensions to Scheduled Monument listings around the Elsecar Heritage Centre in Elsecar, South Yorkshire. This includes the Scheduled Monument listing of remains of the former Elsecar Ironworks, dating from 1795, and also the extension of an existing listing around the Elsecar New Colliery opened around the same time and featuring a Newcomen atmospheric steam engine still within its original engine house.

Find out more at the  Historic England website.

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