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Jubilee Clock Tower, Newmarket

Description: Jubilee Clock Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275653

OS Grid Reference: TL6457263547
OS Grid Coordinates: 564572, 263547
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2455, 0.4092

Location: 3 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8NB

Locality: Newmarket
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8NB

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)
7/93 Jubilee Clock


Clock tower, 1887. In the Gothic style. In 3 stages, square
plan. Red brick with quoins and ornament in limestone.
Plaintiled pyramid roof with gablets containing louvres, a
weather vane with surmounting racehorse. The ground stage has a
drinking fountain on 3 faces within a pointed arched recess which
has applied diaperwork terracotta tiles; angle buttresses. The
second stage has a frieze with the carved inscription "1837.
Jubilate Victoriae.1887 Clock presented by C. Blanton. Erected by
voluntary contribution". Above the frieze, windows in the Early
English Style in 2 tiers on each face. The set-back 3rd stage
has a clock framed in limestone with terracotta ornament.

Listing NGR: TL6457263547

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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