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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1076375



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Walsall

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 219117

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WALSALL MB MARKET PLACE SO 9698 SW Willenhall 12/74 Clock Tower GV II

Clock tower. 1892. Sandstone. Jacobean style. Square plan. Divided into three stages by cornices. Lowest stage has drinking fountains on north and south sides, within foliated semi-circular recesses and with projecting semi-circular bowls. On the west side is a doorway with round head, on the east a horse trough with an inscription above: "Erected by the Friendly Societies of Willenhall and his fellow townsmen May 10th 1892. In memory of Joseph Tonks". The middle stage has, on each side, a recess with two blind arches. Below the upper cornice there is an iron lamp bracket at each corner, now with C20 lamps. The upper stage is tapered. Set forward on each side is a clock face with carved stone border. The stone cap of the tower has, facing in all four directions, a carved shell motif within a semi-circular pediment. Above is an iron weathervane.

Listing NGR: SO9638698431

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National Grid Reference: SO 96386 98431


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