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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: EDWARD VII MEMORIAL CLOCK TOWER

List entry Number: 1217901

Location

EDWARD VII MEMORIAL CLOCK TOWER, CLIFTON CRESCENT

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

County District District Type Parish
WirralMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Aug-1992

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389157

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History

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Details

BIRKENHEAD

SJ3288NW CLIFTON CRESCENT 789-1/13/46 (South East side) 28/03/74 Edward VII Memorial Clock Tower (Formerly Listed as: BOROUGH ROAD (North side) Edward VII Memorial Clock Tower)

GV II

Clock Tower. Dated 1911. By Edmund Kirby. Portland stone. Stepped base then rusticated plinth with low relief coats of arms, and lions at angles. Doric fluted shaft above with triglyph frieze and modillion cornice below the clock itself which is flanked by volutes and has ribbed cap with urn and ball finial. Narrow doorway giving access to internal staircase in one face of shaft, and on the other, an inscription recording the erection of the tower by public subscription as memorial to King Edward.

Listing NGR: SJ3220088524

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National Grid Reference: SJ 32200 88524

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