CLOCK TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251240
Date first listed:
02-Nov-1994
Statutory Address:
CLOCK TOWER, CLAPHAM HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLOCK TOWER, CLAPHAM HIGH STREET

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lambeth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 29443 75299

Details

The following building shall be added to the list;

LAMBETH CLAPHAM HIGH STREET TQ 2975 (south west side) 16/10029 Clock Tower

GV II

Clock tower, erected as a gift to the people of Clapham by Alexander Glegg, mayor, 1905-6. His architect was Ewart Gladstone Millar, with clock (non-striking) by Gillett and Johnston of Croydon. Portland stone with grey polished Aberdeen granite base, 31 feet high and square on plan. Plinth incorporates bonze panelled door giving access to the winding mechanism, above which the stem has banded rustication and big quoins, with projecting cornices and clock set in frieze. Voluted top-knot with ball finial. Included as a local landmark, and for the strong, though contrasting, group it makes with the listed rotunda of the adjacent Underground station.

Listing NGR: TQ2944375299

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
433891
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Jun 2000
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