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Clock Tower on Station Forecourt

A Grade II Listed Building in Altrincham, Trafford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3874 / 53°23'14"N

Longitude: -2.3482 / 2°20'53"W

OS Eastings: 376939

OS Northings: 387900

OS Grid: SJ769879

Mapcode National: GBR DY18.FF

Mapcode Global: WH98V.W3ZY

Entry Name: Clock Tower on Station Forecourt

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212789

Location: Trafford, WA14

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Altrincham

Built-Up Area: Altrincham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Altrincham St George

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 78 NE ALTRINCHAM STAMFORD NEW
ROAD
(south-east
side)

7/33 Clock Tower
on Station
- forecourt

- II

Clock tower. 1880. Brick with stone dressings and lead
roof. the 3-stage tower houses 4 clock faces in the top
stage and a stair in the others. Stage 1 has a projecting
plinth, moulded band, dogtooth band, a door in the south-
east side and tall window openings in the others with stone
surrounds, polychromatic voussoirs and sash windows. Similar
semi-circular headed windows occur in the 2nd stage, both
being housed within a recessed brick panel. A heavy cornice
on coupled brackets separates the clock stage which has a
dentilled pediment over each face.


Listing NGR: SJ7693987900

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