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Description: Farley Clock Tower
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
SANDWELL MB CARTERS GREEN
SO 99 SE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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