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Tower Brewery

Description:-
Brick tower almost like Richmond Castle Keep. Turrets are chimneys. Adjacent to site of railway line. (Hatcher 1973).

History:-
Originally Tadcaster Tower Brewery Co Ltd, acquired by Hammond's of Bradford in 1946. In 1973 was owned by Bass Charrington, demolished May 1974, though brewing operations still on the site in more modern premises, still (2017) called 'Tower Brewery' and owned by Molson Coors.

References:-
YAHS - Hatcher Card Index. Research funded by the Yorkshire Arts Association 1972.
Hatcher, J. The industrial architecture of Yorkshire. Phillimore, 1985.


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Key Words :- brewery beer
Address :- Wetherby Road, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9JN
Grid Ref :- SE 48000 43500
Co-ordinates :- Lat - 53.885474 , Long - -1.271233
Local Authority :- Selby District Council
Pre 1974 County :- Yorkshire - West Riding
Site Condition :- Site redeveloped to industrial / commercial use
Site Status :- Site demolished or no longer extant
Site Dates :- 1882 - 1974