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Clock Tower, Saint Albans

Description: Clock Tower

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 163311

OS Grid Reference: TL1465107150
OS Grid Coordinates: 514651, 207150
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7513, -0.3405

Location: 1 Market Place, Saint Albans SG12 8LX

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8LX

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, The Clock Tower, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Listing Text

1. (North Side)
Clock Tower

TL 1407 SE 9/77 8.5.50.

Secular-belfry built 1403-1412. 4 stages. Flint walls with freestone
dressings and stone battlemented. parapet over cornice with gargoyles at
angles. Stone quoins of alternative blocks. Each stage slightly narrower
than the one beneath, and marked by a stone string. Ground floor wide
window under 4-centred, treble-chamfered arch. 2nd stage has 2 cusped,
pointed windows under square heads, one above the other. 3rd stage has
clock; and top stage has 2-light cusped ogee window with trefoils in
spandrels, under square hood mould.

Listing NGR: TL1465107150

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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