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Lovell Telescope Also known as Jodrell Bank Experimental Station and Mark 1 Telescope

 

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  • Lovell Telescope, Jodrell Bank
  • Lovell Telescope, Jodrell Bank

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  • The Lovell Telescope was at the time the largest radio telescope in the world and when it opened in 1957 the only one capable of tracking Sputnik. As of 2008 it is the third largest.

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Architect
Charles Husband
Developer
The Nuffield Foundation

Reference Data

Reference No.
4361
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
02-09-2008
 

Building Location

Council
Congleton Borough Council
County
Cheshire
Region
North West
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Construction start date
1952
Completion date
1957
Heritage Status
Grade I

Pinnacle Height (AGL)
89.00
Pinnacle Type
Antenna

Market Data

Primary Use
Masts


Construction Cost
£700,000.00
Budget Date
1960

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