CLOCK TOWER ON THE CORNER OF HIGHBURY HILL AND CHURCH PATH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1298033
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1994
Statutory Address:
CLOCK TOWER ON THE CORNER OF HIGHBURY HILL AND CHURCH PATH, HIGHBURY HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLOCK TOWER ON THE CORNER OF HIGHBURY HILL AND CHURCH PATH, HIGHBURY HILL

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Islington (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31892 85475

Details

ISLINGTON

TQ3185SE HIGHBURY HILL 635-1/38/460 (South East side) Clock tower on the corner of Highbury Hill and Church Path

GV II

Clock tower. 1897. Donated by Alfred Hutchinson to the Islington Vestry in honour of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee. Granite and cast iron. Octagonal base of pink polished granite with three steps; the tower itself of cast iron, and square in plan: a low panelled base has segmental pediments to four sides with openwork decoration to the tympanum and ball and spike finials; the main column fluted at the base with low relief portraits of Queen Victoria in wreathed roundels half way up; clock stage with decorated spandrels and fluted coved frieze to cornice; ogee top with spike finial. The clock tower forms a group with Christchurch, Highbury Grove (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TQ3189285475

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
368970
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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