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Clock Tower, Whitehead or Tower Gardens, Bury

Description: Clock Tower, Whitehead or Tower Gardens

Grade: II
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

Location: Knowsley Street, Bury BL9 0DR

Locality: Bury
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: BL9 0DR

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Listing Text

2/41 (east side)

- Clock Tower, Whitehead
or Tower Gardens

- II

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

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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