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Clock Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6362 / 52°38'10"N

Longitude: -1.1331 / 1°7'59"W

OS Eastings: 458765

OS Northings: 304626

OS Grid: SK587046

Mapcode National: GBR FGJ.TW

Mapcode Global: WHDJB.KZNW

Entry Name: Clock Tower

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Last Amended: 15 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188656

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

HAYMARKET
1.
5304
Clock Tower
SK 5804 NE 1/246
II
2.
1868 by Jospeh Goddard in Gothic style. Ashlar. Square on plan with
pointed-arch doorways at base with iron gates and piers at corners supporting
statutes, with canopies over, of Simon de Montfort, William Wiggeston,
Sir T. White and Alderman Newton all by Samuel Bardfield. Above the angles
of the tower are polished granite shafts with carved capitals. Spiral
mouldings round the tower indicating staircase inside. Clock face with
flanking pinnacles and spire.


Listing NGR: SK5876504626

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