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Farley Clock Tower, West Bromwich

Description: Farley Clock Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219261

OS Grid Reference: SO9976991846
OS Grid Coordinates: 399769, 291846
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5245, -2.0048

Location: Carter's Green, West Bromwich, Sandwell B70 9LR

Locality: West Bromwich
County: Sandwell
Country: England
Postcode: B70 9LR

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Listing Text

SO 99 SE
West Bromwich
Farley Clock Tower


Clock tower. 1897 by Edward Pincher with relief panels by Albert Hopkins.
Red brick and terra cotta. Square plan. The base has a continuous inscription
below a moulded string: "This tower was erected in recognition of the public
services of Alderman Reuben Farley JP". On three sides there are relief panels
of the Town Hall, Oak House and Reuben Farley. On the east side there is a
doorway with round head and moulded decoration. The upper stages of the tower
have clasping buttresses terminating in octagonal pinnacles. Above the clock
stage and below a cornice are three open arches on each side. The tower is
surmounted by an openwork dome with finial and weather vane.

Listing NGR: SO9976991846

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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