JUBILEE CLOCK TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1365876

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Dec-1997

Statutory Address: JUBILEE CLOCK TOWER, ESPLANADE

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Location

Statutory Address: JUBILEE CLOCK TOWER, ESPLANADE

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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SY 68074 79509

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History

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Details

WEYMOUTH

SO6879NW ESPLANADE 873-1/18/167 (East side) 14/06/74 Jubilee Clock Tower (Formerly Listed as: ESPLANADE Jubilee Memorial Clock Tower)

GV II

Memorial clock tower. 1887. For the Jubilee of Queen Victoria, the gift of Sir Henry Edwards. Cast- and wrought-iron on stone base. The large 4-faced clock under a square ogee cupola on a broad moulded base is set on a square shaft with deep frieze with anthemion enrichment and flared cornice. Each face of the shaft carries 2 panels, with the Queen's head and the Weymouth arms respectively. The shaft is flared out to 4 plinth panels under segmental pediments; on 3 faces inscribed "Erected to commemorate the Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen 1887. John Groves, Mayor", and on the seaward face "Jubilee Memorial Erected by Public Subscription. The clock being the gift of Sir Henry Edwards". The 4 faces are linked in an octagon on octagonal plus a circular moulded base, set to a shallow multangular stone base. A florid but characteristic enrichment to the sea-front, boldy coloured.







Listing NGR: SY6807479509

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 467613

Legacy System: LBS

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