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Farley Clock Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bromwich Central, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.5245 / 52°31'28"N

Longitude: -2.0048 / 2°0'17"W

OS Eastings: 399769

OS Northings: 291846

OS Grid: SO997918

Mapcode National: GBR 28R.8X

Mapcode Global: VH9YN.6TH3

Entry Name: Farley Clock Tower

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219261

Location: Sandwell, B70

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: West Bromwich Central

Built-Up Area: West Bromwich

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: West Bromwich St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SO 99 SE
West Bromwich
Farley Clock Tower


Clock tower. 1897 by Edward Pincher with relief panels by Albert Hopkins.
Red brick and terra cotta. Square plan. The base has a continuous inscription
below a moulded string: "This tower was erected in recognition of the public
services of Alderman Reuben Farley JP". On three sides there are relief panels
of the Town Hall, Oak House and Reuben Farley. On the east side there is a
doorway with round head and moulded decoration. The upper stages of the tower
have clasping buttresses terminating in octagonal pinnacles. Above the clock
stage and below a cornice are three open arches on each side. The tower is
surmounted by an openwork dome with finial and weather vane.

Listing NGR: SO9976991846

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