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The Clock Tower Attached to Hampton Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hampton in Arden, Solihull

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4255 / 52°25'31"N

Longitude: -1.7056 / 1°42'20"W

OS Eastings: 420113

OS Northings: 280880

OS Grid: SP201808

Mapcode National: GBR 4HX.TWV

Mapcode Global: VHBWV.D95F

Entry Name: The Clock Tower Attached to Hampton Manor

Listing Date: 18 July 1972

Last Amended: 11 February 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218363

Location: Hampton in Arden, Solihull, B92

County: Solihull

Civil Parish: Hampton in Arden

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Hampton-in-Arden

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list;

HAMPTON IN ARDEN HIGH STREET
SP 2080
18/10006 (west side)

18.7.72 The Clock Tower attached
to Hampton Manor

GV II* (star)

Clock tower. 1872. By W.E. Nesfield. Ashlar with slate pyramidal roof
and lantern. Gothic style. 3 stages, octagonal plan with projecting
stairs to turret on right. Pointed arch doorway up flight of steps
then 2-light cusped windows to second stage and 2 tall lancepts on
third stage with 4 clock faces, 3 of them with panels beneath,finely
carved with signs of the zodiac. A cornice and fine gargoyles are
surmounted by the octagonal roof which has 3 elaborate wooden dormers
and fine open lantern with finial. Interior has open spiral staircase
and the clock mechanism and bell survive. The clock tower is attached
to Hampton Manor (q.v.) but is entered separately.


Listing NGR: SP2011380880

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