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Clock Tower in Queen's Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewe, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0984 / 53°5'54"N

Longitude: -2.4676 / 2°28'3"W

OS Eastings: 368786

OS Northings: 355793

OS Grid: SJ687557

Mapcode National: GBR 7W.8T99

Mapcode Global: WH9B5.2D70

Entry Name: Clock Tower in Queen's Park

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56701

Location: Crewe, Cheshire East, CW2

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Crewe

Built-Up Area: Crewe

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Crewe All Saints and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1/59 Clock Tower in Queen's


Clock tower, 1888 (on inscription). Of red sandstone, brick and
timber. Square stone base with projecting angles, moulded plinth, and
recessed rectangular panels on four faces; the south facing panel has
an inscription and date. These are surmounted by equilateral
triangular panels, with ball flower finials, which contain the heads
of Queen Victoria (North) and members of the Board of the London and
North Western Railway Company. The tower rises first in sandstone,
with chamfered quoins and carved inset arms above each head, then in
brickwork with vertical sinkings to faces and quoins, and stone bands
at three-course intervals. A projecting stone reeded cap supports the
four-faced clock, which has the dials framed in timber, and
equilateral pediments above each clock face. The tower is topped by
an elaborate wrought iron support to a weather vane. Clock tower
donated by employees of the railway company.

Listing NGR: SJ6878655793

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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