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Clock Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Mere, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0903 / 51°5'24"N

Longitude: -2.2691 / 2°16'8"W

OS Eastings: 381247

OS Northings: 132362

OS Grid: ST812323

Mapcode National: GBR 0V3.H4C

Mapcode Global: FRA 6647.MSC

Entry Name: Clock Tower

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320205

Location: Mere, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Mere

Built-Up Area: Mere

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Mere St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


ST 8032-8132 MERE THE SQUARE
(west side)

6/76 Clock Tower

GV II

Clock tower. Dated 1868. Rock faced limestone, ashlar dressings, Welsh slate
roof, wooden turret and ventilating louvre. Square plan with one offset
diagonal buttress, pyramidal roof broached to octagonal stage with clock on two
faces, further small slated pyramid to louvred crowning feature with weather-
cock. Plain plank doors to moulded arch in east front with drip to leaf stops
under panel 'Albert Edward 1868' and the Prince of Wales feathers. Blind lancet
north and south, leaded glazed to west; corbel table cornice to main roof.
Small gabled lucarne each face of roof slope. Holds an important position in
centre of former market place, on the site occupied by the Market House until
1863. The present clock tower was given to the town by H.R.H. the Prince of
Wales.


Listing NGR: ST8124732362

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