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The Clock Tower, Watton

Description: The Clock Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220147

OS Grid Reference: TF9155800825
OS Grid Coordinates: 591558, 300825
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5715, 0.8253

Location: B1108, Watton, Norfolk IP25 6AB

Locality: Watton
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP25 6AB

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Listing Text

TF 9100 (north side)


16.7.58 The Clock Tower


Lock-up and clock tower. Dated 1679, altered C19. Rendered brick. 2 storeys.
2 square-headed doors under flat hoods on labels, altered in early C19 from
original arched doors. Flat string course rises to enclose clock of 1825
under pediment. Recessed panel below with datestone. 2 4-centred timber
arches protrude above pediment. Arms of Watton above in form of rebus (Wat
: a hare and a Tun : a barrel). Battlemented parapet with frieze of brick
in panels containing diaper and fleur-de-lys. Timber cupola erected 1820 with
copper cap and weather vane.

Listing NGR: TF9155800825

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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