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Clock Tower North of Windlestone Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Windlestone, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6532 / 54°39'11"N

Longitude: -1.5928 / 1°35'34"W

OS Eastings: 426369

OS Northings: 528755

OS Grid: NZ263287

Mapcode National: GBR KG9M.YQ

Mapcode Global: WHC59.H9RM

Entry Name: Clock Tower North of Windlestone Hall

Listing Date: 9 January 1968

Last Amended: 14 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112290

Location: Windlestone, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Windlestone

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Coundon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


NZ 22 NE WINDLESTONE A 689
(South side)
Windlestone Park

9/90 (inset) Clock tower north
9/1/68 of Windlestone Hall,
formerly listed as
part of stables,
with walls attached)
GV II*

Stable gateway clock tower and walls attached. Probably early C19.
Sandstone ashlar; lead-covered dome. 3-stage tower has channelled rustication
to stepped first-2 stages, with corner pilasters and high round arch with
stepped voussoirs, each stage with cornice and blocking course, the second
with 4 large painted clock dials. Circular colonnade drum, of smooth Doric
order with triglyph frieze, supports high dome. Weather-vane finial.

Low one-storey, one-bay building attached at left has blocked central door.
Dwarf walls attached extending along east side of stable yard and drive to
rear of Windlestone Hall have gently-curved coping, stepped slightly;
interrupted by pedestrian gateway at south-east corner of yard.


Listing NGR: NZ2636928755

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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