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The Clock Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Regent's Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5355 / 51°32'7"N

Longitude: -0.1542 / 0°9'15"W

OS Eastings: 528114

OS Northings: 183461

OS Grid: TQ281834

Mapcode National: GBR 93.KQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.8NTQ

Entry Name: The Clock Tower

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Last Amended: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207751

Location: Westminster, London, NW1

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Marylebone

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2883 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
15/2 REGENT'S PARK NW1
The clock tower (formerly
5.2.70 listed as Camel House)
- II
Former Camel House. c 1830 - 31, by Decimus Burton for the Zoological Society,
rebuilt mid 1960s. Stock brick; tiled gable end roof. 1 storey. 3 bays with centre
bay between 2 pointed arched openings on east side. Overhanging eaves. Ridge
surmounted by timber framed and pilastered clock tower with copper cupola. Decimus
Burton landscaped the original gardens and designed the zoo buildings for the Society
between 1826 - 41, influenced by the Paris Jardin des Plantes.


Listing NGR: TQ2811483461

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