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CLOCK TOWER

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.

Name: CLOCK TOWER

List entry Number: 1103127

Location

CLOCK TOWER, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163311

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HIGH STREET 1. (North Side) 1582 Clock Tower

TL 1407 SE 9/77 8.5.50. I

2. Secular-belfry built 1403-1412. 4 stages. Flint walls with freestone dressings and stone battlemented. parapet over cornice with gargoyles at angles. Stone quoins of alternative blocks. Each stage slightly narrower than the one beneath, and marked by a stone string. Ground floor wide window under 4-centred, treble-chamfered arch. 2nd stage has 2 cusped, pointed windows under square heads, one above the other. 3rd stage has clock; and top stage has 2-light cusped ogee window with trefoils in spandrels, under square hood mould. RCHM VCH NMR. AM.

Listing NGR: TL1465107150

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1914)
Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TL 14651 07150

Map

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