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Description: Clock Tower, Whitehead or Tower Gardens
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210673
OS Grid Reference: SD8018710338
OS Grid Coordinates: 380187, 410338
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5892, -2.3008
SD 8010 SW MANCHESTER ROAD
2/41 (east side)
- Clock Tower, Whitehead
or Tower Gardens
1914, by Maxwell and Tuke. Gift of Henry Whitehead in commemoration of his brother
Walter, an eminent surgeon. In eclectic, mainly neo-mediaeval style. Portland stone
on stepped plinth of Aberdeen granite. Square in plan. A belfry (without bells)
crowned by copper ogee roof, rises within squat corner pinnacles. one stage lower,
below inward-curving cornice, are clock faces. Lower still are various niches and
openings with carved decoration.
Listing NGR: SD8018710338
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Source: English Heritage
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