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Latitude: 55.1675 / 55°10'2"N
Longitude: -1.6912 / 1°41'28"W
OS Eastings: 419768
OS Northings: 585952
OS Grid: NZ197859
Mapcode National: GBR J8MP.ND
Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.ZCTW
Entry Name: The Clock Tower
Listing Date: 11 August 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156135
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238760
Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Morpeth
Built-Up Area: Morpeth
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Morpeth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
24/271 The Clock Tower
Belfry and clock tower; ground floor formerly used as lock-up. Probably early
C17 re-using earlier masonry. Top floor added 1705. Squared stone. 3 storeys,
70 ft. high by 25 ft.square.
East side has 2-leaf boarded door in Tudor-arched surround. 1st floor string.
1st floor has round-arched recess and above that an inscription recording
repairs in 1760. Clock on second floor. On 3rd floor, round-headed louvred
bell openings in roll-moulded surrounds with moulded impost blocks and keystones.
Cornice and parapet with moulded coping. Small stone figures in Cl8 dress stand
on the corners.
West side has outside stone steps to 1st floor and the small cusped head of a
Listing NGR: NZ1976885952
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