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Latitude: 53.6588 / 53°39'31"N
Longitude: -1.8217 / 1°49'18"W
OS Eastings: 411880
OS Northings: 418051
OS Grid: SE118180
Mapcode National: GBR HVQ4.D4
Mapcode Global: WHCB0.Z9PF
Entry Name: Lindley Clock Tower
Location: Kirklees, HD3
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Listing Date: 12 September 1973
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340126
Source ID: 1215049
Lindley Clock Tower
SE 1118 20/20 12.9.73.
1900-2. Architect: Edgar Wood. Sculpture and copper roof by T Stirling Lee.
Ashlar. Square plan. Octagonal copper pagoda roof. Diagonal corner buttresses
bearing figures of angels near top, carried up to form pinnacles, gargoyles
at eaves. Side staircase turret. One clock on each face. Arcade below eaves.
Street facade has centre door with lintel ramped upwards to central sculpted
figure: smaller figures at sides, and inscription above door reading "This
tower was erected by James Nield Sykes Esq JP of Field Head, Lindley, for the
benefit of his native village in 1902." Steps. Above door sculpted figure
under and small paired windows either side with art nouveau tracery. Balcony
corbelled out below clock. Edgar Wood was married to a Sykes. The clock tower
is one of his most important works.
Listing NGR: SE1188018051
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