CLOCK TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130733

Date first listed: 07-Jul-1989

Statutory Address: CLOCK TOWER, THE SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CLOCK TOWER, THE SQUARE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Mere

National Grid Reference: ST 81247 32362

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History

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Details

ST 8032-8132 MERE THE SQUARE (west side)

6/76 Clock Tower

GV II

Clock tower. Dated 1868. Rock faced limestone, ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof, wooden turret and ventilating louvre. Square plan with one offset diagonal buttress, pyramidal roof broached to octagonal stage with clock on two faces, further small slated pyramid to louvred crowning feature with weather- cock. Plain plank doors to moulded arch in east front with drip to leaf stops under panel 'Albert Edward 1868' and the Prince of Wales feathers. Blind lancet north and south, leaded glazed to west; corbel table cornice to main roof. Small gabled lucarne each face of roof slope. Holds an important position in centre of former market place, on the site occupied by the Market House until 1863. The present clock tower was given to the town by H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.

Listing NGR: ST8124732362

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 320205

Legacy System: LBS

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