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CLOCK TOWER AND TURRET HOUSE

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: CLOCK TOWER AND TURRET HOUSE

List entry Number: 1206542

Location

CLOCK TOWER AND TURRET HOUSE, FORE STREET
CLOCK TOWER AND TURRET HOUSE, HONEY STREET
CLOCK TOWER AND TURRET HOUSE, MOUNT FOLLY SQUARE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bodmin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jun-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Jan-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 368002

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BODMIN

SX0766 FORE STREET 629-1/3/59 (East side) 08/06/72 Clock Tower and Turret House (Formerly Listed as: FORE STREET Clock Tower)

GV II

Clock tower on street corner with attached house with later shops. 1845 datestone to clock tower, house of slightly later date. Granite ashlar clocktower with rusticated quoin pilasters; later texture on probable stucco on studwork with sill strings and moulded hoods on consoles to house; bitumen-grouted slate and slate polygonal roof with moulded and dentilled eaves; some cast-iron ogee gutters. Polygonal corner site plan with square-on-plan clock tower. 3 storeys; 2-window range at receding angle left of clock tower; 1-window range right of clock tower and 3-window range right-hand return. Ground floor has late C20 shop fronts. Clock tower in Italianate style, has giant stage with round-arched vermiculated doorway with iron-studded oak door; plaque between 2 bands inscribed "J.B. COLLINS, MAYOR" and half-domed niche; moulded entablature with date in Roman numerals to frieze, all surmounted by clockface within scrolled pediment on panelled base surmounted by bellcote with moulded round-arched openings, panelled corner pilasters rising to moulded entablature and panelled corner acroteria and central dome. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX0717066986

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National Grid Reference: SX0717066986

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