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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 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1195852

Location

CLOCK TOWER AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, TOWER SQUARE

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

County District District Type Parish
City of Stoke-on-TrentUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 384504

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

STOKE ON TRENT

SJ85SE TOWER SQUARE, Tunstall 613-1/2/167 Clock Tower and attached railings 29/10/86

GV II

Clock tower. 1893, paid for by public subscription in commemoration of the Smith-Child family. Yellow terracotta in imitation of ashlar masonry. Square chamfered pier on wider base with gableted pilaster buttresses. Small shouldered archway to doorway giving access to stair in one facade, the others having recessed arched panels bearing inscriptions of donors names, and facing the town hall, a bust set in a foiled niche with ornate hood mould over. The clock itself is set in a square stage with gableted cap surmounted by a small fleche. The tower is raised on steps and surrounded by cast-iron railings, cast in Barnstaple.

Listing NGR: SJ8593451246

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85934 51246

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