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The Clock Tower Attached to Hampton Manor, Hampton in Arden

Description: The Clock Tower Attached to Hampton Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 July 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 218363

OS Grid Reference: SP2011380880
OS Grid Coordinates: 420113, 280880
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4255, -1.7056

Location: Solihull Road, Hampton In Arden, Solihull B92 0AD

Locality: Hampton in Arden
County: Solihull
Country: England
Postcode: B92 0AD

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list;

SP 2080
18/10006 (west side)

18.7.72 The Clock Tower attached
to Hampton Manor

GV II* (star)

Clock tower. 1872. By W.E. Nesfield. Ashlar with slate pyramidal roof
and lantern. Gothic style. 3 stages, octagonal plan with projecting
stairs to turret on right. Pointed arch doorway up flight of steps
then 2-light cusped windows to second stage and 2 tall lancepts on
third stage with 4 clock faces, 3 of them with panels beneath,finely
carved with signs of the zodiac. A cornice and fine gargoyles are
surmounted by the octagonal roof which has 3 elaborate wooden dormers
and fine open lantern with finial. Interior has open spiral staircase
and the clock mechanism and bell survive. The clock tower is attached
to Hampton Manor (q.v.) but is entered separately.

Listing NGR: SP2011380880

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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