This Is The Tallest Structure In Yorkshire And It’s Bigger Than The Shard

I bet this is something that has not crossed most people’s minds before. But, what is the largest structure in Yorkshire? I know some people will be here to read this article to cure their suspicions and others will be looking for some pub ammo. So let’s get to it, here is the tallest structure in Yorkshire.

Set in the rolling hills of West Yorkshire, Huddersfield, Emley Moor Tower, peaks at in massive 330.5m (1084ft in old money). Built-in 1970, it is used more radio and other transmissions. It is the third antenna to have sat on this site, with the first built-in 1956 and replaced by a second which collapsed in 1969.

At 330.5m it stands more than 20m higher than The Shard, in London, which is the fourth-highest in Europe. The huge structure is not the biggest in the UK and only comes in at number seven. Still, I’m bet you’re glad that you now know the tallest structure in the UK.

[Featured image: Emley Moor mast and her new guy
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