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Jubilee Clock Tower and Attached Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Dinghurst, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.334 / 51°20'2"N

Longitude: -2.7996 / 2°47'58"W

OS Eastings: 344390

OS Northings: 159739

OS Grid: ST443597

Mapcode National: GBR JG.W6HF

Mapcode Global: VH7CN.FQ9Q

Entry Name: Jubilee Clock Tower and Attached Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 19 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33947

Location: Churchill, North Somerset, BS25

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Churchill

Built-Up Area: Dinghurst

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 45 NW CHURCHILL C.P. FRONT STREET (east side)

8/79 Jubilee Clock Tower and attached
Walls and Railings

G.V. II

Clock Tower, Walls and Railings. Dated 1897 (on inscription), restored 1977.
By Foster and Wood of Bristol. Squared and coursed rockfaced sandstone with
ashlar dressings and plain tile roof. Free-form Gothic style. 2 storeys.
Square on plan with set back buttresses to 1st floor string course which develop
from consoles into clasping buttresses which in turn carry the pyramidal roof.
Doorway to south face with 2 trefoil-cusped side lights under paterae frieze.
Projecting, buttressed drinking fountain niche with cast iron furnishings to east
face. Cast iron clock faces to each facade, inscription on string course below
bell stage which has 3 cusped and panelled tracery lights in paterae surrounds to
each facade. Bracketted eaves cornice. Attached walls, 0.5 metres high, with
1 metre piers with coved tops at regular intervals. Plain spear railings with
wrought iron decorative panels at intervals. 1 similar patterned gate to south
side of enclosure. The Clock Tower, which forms an important visual element at
the apex of Front Street, was erected by Sidney Hill of Langford House (q.v.).


Listing NGR: ST4439059739

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