CLOCK TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1103127
Date first listed:
08-May-1950
Statutory Address:
CLOCK TOWER, HIGH STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of CLOCK TOWER
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Location

Statutory Address:
CLOCK TOWER, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
St. Albans (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 14651 07150

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
163311
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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