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Clock Tower on Station Forecourt, Altrincham

Description: Clock Tower on Station Forecourt

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212789

OS Grid Reference: SJ7693987900
OS Grid Coordinates: 376939, 387900
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3874, -2.3482

Location: A538, Trafford WA14 1EP

Locality: Altrincham
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA14 1EP

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Listing Text


7/33 Clock Tower
on Station
- forecourt

- II

Clock tower. 1880. Brick with stone dressings and lead
roof. the 3-stage tower houses 4 clock faces in the top
stage and a stair in the others. Stage 1 has a projecting
plinth, moulded band, dogtooth band, a door in the south-
east side and tall window openings in the others with stone
surrounds, polychromatic voussoirs and sash windows. Similar
semi-circular headed windows occur in the 2nd stage, both
being housed within a recessed brick panel. A heavy cornice
on coupled brackets separates the clock stage which has a
dentilled pediment over each face.

Listing NGR: SJ7693987900

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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