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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: CLOCK TOWER NORTH OF WINDLESTONE HALL

List entry Number: 1160369

Location

CLOCK TOWER NORTH OF WINDLESTONE HALL, A689

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

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary AuthorityWindlestone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Jun-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112290

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History

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Details

NZ 22 NE WINDLESTONE A 689 (South side) Windlestone Park

9/90 (inset) Clock tower north 9/1/68 of Windlestone Hall, formerly listed as part of stables, with walls attached) GV II*

Stable gateway clock tower and walls attached. Probably early C19. Sandstone ashlar; lead-covered dome. 3-stage tower has channelled rustication to stepped first-2 stages, with corner pilasters and high round arch with stepped voussoirs, each stage with cornice and blocking course, the second with 4 large painted clock dials. Circular colonnade drum, of smooth Doric order with triglyph frieze, supports high dome. Weather-vane finial.

Low one-storey, one-bay building attached at left has blocked central door. Dwarf walls attached extending along east side of stable yard and drive to rear of Windlestone Hall have gently-curved coping, stepped slightly; interrupted by pedestrian gateway at south-east corner of yard.

Listing NGR: NZ2636928755

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National Grid Reference: NZ 26369 28755

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