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TOWN CLOCK

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: TOWN CLOCK

List entry Number: 1139636

Location

TOWN CLOCK, HIGH STREET (MIDDLE OF ROAD)

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

County:

District: Redcar and Cleveland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60303

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

REDCAR HIGH STREET EAST NZ 62 NW (middle of road) 2/48 Town Clock II

Memorial Clock tower, 1913, by John Dobson (Redcar), in memory of King Edward VII. Red engineering brick in English bond, with faceted rusticated brickwork in upper part of top stage. Concrete dressings and rockfaced whinstone plinth. Plain clay tiled roof. 3-stage tower with diagonal buttresses supporting volutes on shallow bases. Round-headed opening in each face with archivolt, imposts and keystone, below frieze. On each face, frieze holds nowy-headed tablet with scrolled wings; that on south side has bronze plate with raised lettering: "1901 E.R. 1910 IN GRATEFUL AND LOYAL MEMORY OF EDWARD VII REX ET IMPERATOR. ERECTED FROM SUBSCRIPTIONS RAISED BY INHABITANTS OF REDCAR, COATHAM AND DISTRICT". Each face of middle stage has round-headed window with leaded lights in enriched aedicule. Bartizans, with watershots at angles of top stage flanking enriched swags below clock faces in oculi with moulded surrounds. Diminutive arcaded bell openings below eaves. Pyramidal roof has metal ship weather vane and compass finial. An important local landmark.

Listing NGR: NZ6024525222

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National Grid Reference: NZ 60245 25222

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