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Clock Tower, Whitehead or Tower Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in East, Bury

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5893 / 53°35'21"N

Longitude: -2.3008 / 2°18'2"W

OS Eastings: 380187

OS Northings: 410338

OS Grid: SD801103

Mapcode National: GBR DVCY.P2

Mapcode Global: WH97X.M1LQ

Entry Name: Clock Tower, Whitehead or Tower Gardens

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210673

Location: Bury, BL9

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: East

Built-Up Area: Bury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 8010 SW MANCHESTER ROAD
2/41 (east side)

- Clock Tower, Whitehead
or Tower Gardens

- II

1914, by Maxwell and Tuke. Gift of Henry Whitehead in commemoration of his brother
Walter, an eminent surgeon. In eclectic, mainly neo-mediaeval style. Portland stone
on stepped plinth of Aberdeen granite. Square in plan. A belfry (without bells)
crowned by copper ogee roof, rises within squat corner pinnacles. one stage lower,
below inward-curving cornice, are clock faces. Lower still are various niches and
openings with carved decoration.


Listing NGR: SD8018710338

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