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Clock Tower 110 Metres North East of Cragside Park House, Rothbury

Description: Clock Tower 110 Metres North East of Cragside Park House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 December 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 236626

OS Grid Reference: NU0699902152
OS Grid Coordinates: 406999, 602152
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3134, -1.8913

Location: B6341, Rothbury, Northumberland NE65 7PU

Locality: Rothbury
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7PU

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Listing Text

NU 0602
23/280 Clock Tower 110
metres north-east
of Cragside Park
House (formerly
listed as Clock
Tower at Knocklaw)

Clock Tower, 1864 for Lord Armstrong. Squared tooled stone with raised tooled
dressings and clock stage; Welsh slate roof to lower part, timber cupola with
lead spire.

South elevation has vertical-panelled door in chamfered pointed arch, other
elevations have lead-latticed casements in similar openings, all under gables
with cruciform loops. Octagonal clock stage, with 4 clock faces, and cupola
with shouldered arches carrying swept spire with weathervane.

Interior; 2 transverse round arches carrying superstructure. Clock mechanism,
giving day of week etc, in early cast-iron frame. Bell dated 1864 by John
Warner and Son, London (not seen).

The clock tower was the original pay office for the Cragside Estate. The
clock mechanism may have been designed by Lord Armstrong.

Listing NGR: NU0699902152

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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