THE CLOCK TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1156135

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1950

Statutory Address: THE CLOCK TOWER, OLDGATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE CLOCK TOWER, OLDGATE

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Morpeth

National Grid Reference: NZ 19768 85952

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History

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Details

MORPETH OLDGATE NZ 1986

24/271 The Clock Tower 11.8.50

GV 11*

Belfry and clock tower; ground floor formerly used as lock-up. Probably early C17 re-using earlier masonry. Top floor added 1705. Squared stone. 3 storeys, 70 ft. high by 25 ft.square.

East side has 2-leaf boarded door in Tudor-arched surround. 1st floor string. 1st floor has round-arched recess and above that an inscription recording repairs in 1760. Clock on second floor. On 3rd floor, round-headed louvred bell openings in roll-moulded surrounds with moulded impost blocks and keystones. Cornice and parapet with moulded coping. Small stone figures in Cl8 dress stand on the corners.

West side has outside stone steps to 1st floor and the small cusped head of a C14 window.

Listing NGR: NZ1976885952

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 238760

Legacy System: LBS

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