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Jubilee Clock Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Newmarket, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2455 / 52°14'43"N

Longitude: 0.4092 / 0°24'32"E

OS Eastings: 564572

OS Northings: 263547

OS Grid: TL645635

Mapcode National: GBR N9Y.28R

Mapcode Global: VHJGJ.1TNG

Entry Name: Jubilee Clock Tower

Listing Date: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275653

Location: Newmarket, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Newmarket

Built-Up Area: Newmarket

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Exning St Agnes

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 6463 NEWMARKET HIGH STREET
(including EXNING)
7/93 Jubilee Clock
Tower

II


Clock tower, 1887. In the Gothic style. In 3 stages, square
plan. Red brick with quoins and ornament in limestone.
Plaintiled pyramid roof with gablets containing louvres, a
weather vane with surmounting racehorse. The ground stage has a
drinking fountain on 3 faces within a pointed arched recess which
has applied diaperwork terracotta tiles; angle buttresses. The
second stage has a frieze with the carved inscription "1837.
Jubilate Victoriae.1887 Clock presented by C. Blanton. Erected by
voluntary contribution". Above the frieze, windows in the Early
English Style in 2 tiers on each face. The set-back 3rd stage
has a clock framed in limestone with terracotta ornament.


Listing NGR: TL6457263547

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