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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: THE CLOCK TOWER

List entry Number: 1121224

Location

THE CLOCK TOWER, WEST ROW

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

County District District Type Parish
DarlingtonUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Aug-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Sep-1977

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110734

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

WEST ROW 1. 5195 The Clock Tower (Formerly listed as the Town Steeple with the Market Building, under Market Place) NZ 2814 SE 8/110 17.8.72.

II GV

2. 1864 by Alfred Waterhouse. Tall, 7-stage tower of pale brick with stone bands and dressings in Italian Gothic style. At 5th-stage on each face paired printed arched windows, whose detached shafts have ornamental capitals, give on to decorative cast iron balconies on heavy stone brackets. Sixth stage is of open pointed arcading. Clock face above has octagonal corner turrets supporting spirelets around tall slated spire with lucarnes and vane. Doorway in west face, now blocked, has mouldings and nook shafts. Adjacent plaque: Presented to the town by Joseph Pease, 1864, Architect Alfred F Waterhouse. On north side a 2-storey abutting building of similar materials has had large shop windows inserted on both ground and 1st floors.

Listing NGR: NZ2889214485

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National Grid Reference: NZ 28892 14485

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