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The Clock Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Newark, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0791 / 53°4'44"N

Longitude: -0.8123 / 0°48'44"W

OS Eastings: 479660

OS Northings: 354204

OS Grid: SK796542

Mapcode National: GBR CLF.ZCC

Mapcode Global: WHFHH.HVFV

Entry Name: The Clock Tower

Listing Date: 12 February 1990

Last Amended: 13 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385005

Location: Newark, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG24

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

Civil Parish: Newark

Built-Up Area: Newark-on-Trent

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Newark-upon-Trent with Coddington

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


NEWARK ON TRENT

SK7954SE GREAT NORTH ROAD
619-1/5/149 (East side (off))
12/02/90 The Clock Tower
(Formerly Listed as:
OFF OLD GREAT NORTH ROAD
The Clock Tower)

GV II

Office building with clock tower. c1860. Red brick and render
with ashlar dressings. Slate hipped roofs. Moulded first floor
band, and eaves cornice. 2 storey office with 3 storey clock
tower to the north west. South east, river front has a pair of
3 light windows within an ashlar arcade with 7 round arches
and 6 columns. Above a similar pair of windows within an
arcaded surround. Above a pyramidal hipped roof with a
continuous dormer window, each face has 10 lights with
circular glazing. The roof is crowned by a tall triple chimney
stack. North east front has an off-centre C20 doorway with to
the left a canted bay window and the right a former round
headed doorway with inserted windows beyond 2 segment head
windows. Above a further pair of 3 light windows within an
ashlar, arcaded surround. Set back to the right a round headed
doorway with flanking side lights, and a single round headed
window to the right, above a double and a single round headed
window, all with moulded ashlar surrounds. North west front
has a single blocked doorway in an ashlar surround, and an
inserted C20 doorway to the right, above a single round headed
window in ashlar surround. South west front has 2 round head
windows, and above a single and a double round headed window
plus a pair of 3 light windows within an arcaded surround.
Over the slightly projecting off-centre bay rises a single
stage, rendered, square clock tower. Each front is articulated
with 2 pairs of Doric pilasters flanking a central round
headed sash window, and topped by a full entablature. Above an
ornate gable with round clock face. Above in a pyramidal roof
a round headed lucarne. The whole topped by an iron balustrade
and a flag pole.


Listing NGR: SK7966054204

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