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Tudor House

Hob Uid: 1506255
Location :
Wakefield
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SE3353720692
Summary : Four twelve-storey H-plan tower blocks built as public housing as part of the central area development of lower Kirkgate. The blocks rise out of other low-rise development. Each block contains 44 one and two-bedroom flats, providing 176 dwellings in total. The consulting architects for the development were R Seifort & Partners. Construction is of concrete frame with brick infill panels. The blocks were approved by committee in 1964.
More information : The block was commissioned by Wakefield County Borough Council. The Primary and Alternate addresses are the individual addresses of each block; all are of equal status. The Alternate Name is the name that was given to the contract for the development. (1-2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Tower block : modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Source details : Gazetteer 1
Page(s) : 366
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Source Number : 2
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Personal archive of Dr Miles Glendinning, held at Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Late 20th Century
Display Date : Construction approved 1967
Monument End Date : 1967
Monument Start Date : 1967
Monument Type : Tower Block, Council Flats
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 32 SW 134
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, TOWER BLOCK DATABASE PILOT PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2009-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31