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The Clock Tower, Westminster

Description: The Clock Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207751

OS Grid Reference: TQ2811483461
OS Grid Coordinates: 528114, 183461
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5355, -0.1542

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: NW1 4PT

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Listing Text

The clock tower (formerly
5.2.70 listed as Camel House)
- II
Former Camel House. c 1830 - 31, by Decimus Burton for the Zoological Society,
rebuilt mid 1960s. Stock brick; tiled gable end roof. 1 storey. 3 bays with centre
bay between 2 pointed arched openings on east side. Overhanging eaves. Ridge
surmounted by timber framed and pilastered clock tower with copper cupola. Decimus
Burton landscaped the original gardens and designed the zoo buildings for the Society
between 1826 - 41, influenced by the Paris Jardin des Plantes.

Listing NGR: TQ2811483461

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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