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Clock Tower War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Amble By the Sea, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3349 / 55°20'5"N

Longitude: -1.5813 / 1°34'52"W

OS Eastings: 426659

OS Northings: 604616

OS Grid: NU266046

Mapcode National: GBR K6DR.GD

Mapcode Global: WHC20.P56J

Entry Name: Clock Tower War Memorial

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236725

Location: Amble By the Sea, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Amble By the Sea

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Amble

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

AMBLE QUEEN STREET
NU 2604
(South side)
13/57 Clock Tower
War Memorial
GV II

Clock Tower as World War I memorial, 1925 by Will Burton, council surveyor.
Squared stone with ashlar dressings; white marble panels with leaded
inscriptions, wrought-iron dwarf rails. Slender square three-stage tower.
Three-stepped base carries tower with angle pilasters, stepped-and-chamfered
plinth and moulded strings. Dwarf rails with knob-topped twist standards
and twist rails link front faces of pilasters. Lower stage: north face has
twin panels in recessed chamfered surrounds, 'TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
MEMORY OF THE MEN OF AMBLE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918' and 'THE
SITE FOR THIS MEMORIAL WAS GIVEN BY E.M. LAWSON-SMITH ESQ IN MEMORY OF HIS
TWO SONS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR', with inserted World War II plaque below;
side faces have panels with names of fallen; boarded door to rear. Second
stage has tall slatted square-headed openings and top stage clockfaces in
keyed surrounds. Parapet has moulded coping and square pyramid-topped finials
at corners.

Unveiled Saturday May 9th 1925.


Listing NGR: NU2665904616


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 8 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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