CLOCK TOWER AND ATTACHED STEPS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1206020
Date first listed:
22-Jul-1981
Date of most recent amendment:
15-Nov-1993
Statutory Address:
CLOCK TOWER AND ATTACHED STEPS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLOCK TOWER AND ATTACHED STEPS

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Liskeard
National Grid Reference:
SX2403366552

Details

LISKEARD

SX26NW TREWORGEY 979-1/1/201 Clock tower and attached steps 22/07/81 (Formerly Listed as: TREWORGEY Clock tower at Treworgey)

GV II*

Clock tower. Datestone 1733. Rubble lower stage and slatehanging above; grouted slate roofs with projecting eaves on wooden brackets. Square plan. Chinoiserie detail. 3 stages with pagoda-like upper stage with paired louvred openings and surmounted by a weather-vane. West front has triangular-arched opening with decorative tracery with mesh and boards behind; clockface to stage above has 1 hand only and was made by 'John Belling of Bodmine'. Carved slate sundial of 1777, fitted non-operational to west wall with Connock-Hodge crest and inscribed 'EVERY HOUR/SHORTENS LIFE'. Plain opening to north with old panelled door. The cast bell is inscribed: 'John Connock, His Bell 1620'. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: adjoining south side are wide flight of steps rising to terrace and flanked by dressed granite piers with ball finials.

Listing NGR: SX2403366552

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
382103
Legacy System:
LBS

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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