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War Memorial Clocktower, Heapey

Description: War Memorial Clocktower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184463

OS Grid Reference: SD6001021206
OS Grid Coordinates: 360010, 421206
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6858, -2.6070

Location: Kenyon Lane, Heapey, Lancashire PR6 8EX

Locality: Heapey
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR6 8EX

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Listing Text

SD 62 SW
6/209 War Memorial Clocktower
- II

Clock tower. Probably c.1920. Rock-faced snecked gritstone with quoins,
slate spirelet. Square plan. Base of 4 low steps. Gothic style: on east
side a 2-centred arched doorway chamfered in 2 orders, with long-and-short
jambstones and voussoirs, above this a large inset rectangular panel
containing a metal plate lettered (in capitals) "To commemorate the
glorious memory of the men of Heapey and Wheelton who fell in the Great War
1914-1918"; 2nd stage has a trefoiled recess containing a small louvred
opening, and a projecting semi-circular sill (like a bowl), 3rd stage has a
clock face in chamfered circular surround enclosed by a square hoodmould
with foliated stops; top stage has a corbel table to a chamfered coping and
pierced square battlements surrounding a spirelet with swept slate cladding
and a weathervane. All other sides have clock faces, rear resembles front
but has no door, north side has no other feature, and south side has 2
lettered panels, the upper displaying 46 names and the lower headed
1939-1945 listing 12 names.

Listing NGR: SD6001021206

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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