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Clock Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in St. Albans, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7513 / 51°45'4"N

Longitude: -0.3405 / 0°20'25"W

OS Eastings: 514651

OS Northings: 207150

OS Grid: TL146071

Mapcode National: GBR H89.4QT

Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.17VS

Entry Name: Clock Tower

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163311

Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Town: St. Albans

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peters

Built-Up Area: St Albans

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Abbey Parish of St Albans

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1. (North Side)
1582
Clock Tower

TL 1407 SE 9/77 8.5.50.
I


2.
Secular-belfry built 1403-1412. 4 stages. Flint walls with freestone
dressings and stone battlemented. parapet over cornice with gargoyles at
angles. Stone quoins of alternative blocks. Each stage slightly narrower
than the one beneath, and marked by a stone string. Ground floor wide
window under 4-centred, treble-chamfered arch. 2nd stage has 2 cusped,
pointed windows under square heads, one above the other. 3rd stage has
clock; and top stage has 2-light cusped ogee window with trefoils in
spandrels, under square hood mould.
RCHM VCH NMR. AM.


Listing NGR: TL1465107150

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