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Clock Tower, Harlow

Description: Clock Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 119549

OS Grid Reference: TL4674809436
OS Grid Coordinates: 546748, 209436
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7644, 0.1251

Location: Latton Street, Harlow, Essex CM20 3SD

Locality: Harlow
Local Authority: Harlow District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM20 3SD

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Listing Text

Clock Tower
TL 40 NE 4/11


1864 house and clock tower. Of 3 bays and one storey, in stock brick Flemish
bonded with ridged and gabled peg-tiled roof and eaves. Two chimney stacks
of matching brick each with 2 diagonal shafts, one each end of rear pitch.
Clock tower projects from front elevation, of 4 storeys with a 2 stage
timber spire and wind-vane. Central doorway with pointed arch turned in
stone and inscribed 'work while it is day'. Date stone on second storey,
one 'Norman' lancet on second, clock face on third, fourth an open gallery,
then copper clad spire. Windows each side on ground storey, sets of 3
paned wooden casements in chamfered reveals. A lower parallel range at
rear, same date. Cast iron rails on brick plinth at garden frontage.

Listing NGR: TL4674809436

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Source: English Heritage

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