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Market Clock Market Clock by the Post Office, Thirsk

Description: Market Clock Market Clock by the Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 333307

OS Grid Reference: SE4296282088
OS Grid Coordinates: 442962, 482088
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2327, -1.3424

Location: A61, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1HA

Locality: Thirsk
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO7 1HA

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Listing Text

6/66 in centre, by the Post

Market Clock


Freestanding clock commemorating the marriage of the Duke of York and Princess Mary of
Teck in 1896. Retored 1956, according to inscription on plaque on the south side of
the plinth. Ashlar with 4 detached corner shafts in pink stone. Free Gothic style.
Square in plan. Plinth with set-offs has a plaque on the south side; a 4-centred
arched doorway with wooden door on the north side; a sunk quatrefoil on the east and a
water fountain under an arch and gable on the west side. Above, 4 clock faces under
gables surmounted by a pinnacle.

Listing NGR: SE4296282088

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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