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Photograph of the corner stone laying ceremony for Victoria Tower, Castle Hill, held on Saturday 25 June 1898. The stone was laid by Sir J.W. Ramsden's son, John Frecheville Ramsden.

Victoria Tower, Stone Laying Ceremony.jpg
Reproduced by Philip Ahier's book "The Story of Castle Hill" (1946). The photograph is captioned: "R.W. Harper, Sir J.F. Ramsden, Sir J.A. Brooke, I. Hordern, E. Brooke, Sir John W. Rasmden, W.H. Jessop".

Undated photograph of Castle Hill, likely taken from near Farnley Tyas.

Illustration of Isaac Jones' winning design for the Jubilee Tower, Castle Hill. The accompanying article is: CASTLE HILL TOWER, HUDDERSFIELD. On Saturday last, the 25th inst., the foundation-stone of this building was laid by Mr. J. Frecheville…

Design for Victoria Tower by Edward C.H. Maidman (1886-1919) of Edinburgh. When he wasn't successful, Maidman resubmitted the exact same design a few years later for the Sir Hector McDonald Monument in Dingwall, Scotland (again unsuccessful).