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Clock Tower North of Windlestone Hall, Windlestone

Description: Clock Tower North of Windlestone Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 112290

OS Grid Reference: NZ2636928755
OS Grid Coordinates: 426369, 528755
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6532, -1.5928

Location: Windlestone, Durham DL17 0LX

Locality: Windlestone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 0LX

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Listing Text

(South side)
Windlestone Park

9/90 (inset) Clock tower north
9/1/68 of Windlestone Hall,
formerly listed as
part of stables,
with walls attached)

Stable gateway clock tower and walls attached. Probably early C19.
Sandstone ashlar; lead-covered dome. 3-stage tower has channelled rustication
to stepped first-2 stages, with corner pilasters and high round arch with
stepped voussoirs, each stage with cornice and blocking course, the second
with 4 large painted clock dials. Circular colonnade drum, of smooth Doric
order with triglyph frieze, supports high dome. Weather-vane finial.

Low one-storey, one-bay building attached at left has blocked central door.
Dwarf walls attached extending along east side of stable yard and drive to
rear of Windlestone Hall have gently-curved coping, stepped slightly;
interrupted by pedestrian gateway at south-east corner of yard.

Listing NGR: NZ2636928755

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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