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Clock Tower and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Tunstall, City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0583 / 53°3'29"N

Longitude: -2.2113 / 2°12'40"W

OS Eastings: 385934

OS Northings: 351246

OS Grid: SJ859512

Mapcode National: GBR 13P.CQB

Mapcode Global: WHBCM.0D89

Entry Name: Clock Tower and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384504

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, ST6

County: City of Stoke-on-Trent

Electoral Ward/Division: Tunstall

Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Golden Hill St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


STOKE ON TRENT

SJ85SE TOWER SQUARE, Tunstall
613-1/2/167 Clock Tower and attached railings
29/10/86

GV II

Clock tower. 1893, paid for by public subscription in
commemoration of the Smith-Child family. Yellow terracotta in
imitation of ashlar masonry. Square chamfered pier on wider
base with gableted pilaster buttresses. Small shouldered
archway to doorway giving access to stair in one facade, the
others having recessed arched panels bearing inscriptions of
donors names, and facing the town hall, a bust set in a foiled
niche with ornate hood mould over. The clock itself is set in
a square stage with gableted cap surmounted by a small fleche.
The tower is raised on steps and surrounded by cast-iron
railings, cast in Barnstaple.


Listing NGR: SJ8593451246

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