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Description: Clock Tower Including Part of Former County Jail
Date Listed: 12 October 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 319140
OS Grid Reference: SU1420229946
OS Grid Coordinates: 414202, 129946
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0687, -1.7987
Clock Tower including
part of former County Jail
SU 1429 NW 3/467
1892. Gothic clock tower. Ashlar with bands pointed niche and 2 lancets
to upper register. Buttressed base with niche to street face and inscription.
Clock faces flanked by columns, pierced parapet, pyramid roof with weathervane.
The rectangular ashlar base was formerly part of the County Jail dating from
1631 with Georgian alterations. 2 small rectangular barred windows to east.
Door inserted to street. On west wall a plaque, with shaped top, has relief
carving of 3 leg irons with swagged chains.
Listing NGR: SU1420229946
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Source: English Heritage
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