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Clock Tower, Kingston upon Thames

Description: Clock Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 203098

OS Grid Reference: TQ1806367507
OS Grid Coordinates: 518063, 167507
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3943, -0.3044

Location: 5 The Crescent, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London KT6 4DZ

Locality: Kingston upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: KT6 4DZ

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Listing Text

TQ 1867 SW
Clock Tower
11B/9 II

Square, stone-faced Gothic clock tower erected 1905-06. The tower has four stages.
Each face is similar. The bottom stage rises from a stepped base. It has diagonal
buttresses and a recessed niche crowned with an arched, cusped canopy, side
pinnacles, gablet containing oculus and finial. The niche on the south side
contains a bronze, oval medallion with bust of Edward VII. The second stage is
blank, except for 2 small loopholes and a small trefoil. The third stage contains a
triple lancet window with louvred lights. Cornice above. The top stage, containing
the clock faces, is corbelled out slightly. The clock faces are set beneath gablets
with carved label stops and finials. There are corner pinnacles and the stage is
crowned with stone lantern carried on flying buttresses, with a spirelet and carved
finial and wrought iron weather vane incorporating the letters 'A.E.'.

Listing NGR: TQ1806367507

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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