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Clock Tower and Attached Steps

A Grade II* Listed Building in Liskeard, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4723 / 50°28'20"N

Longitude: -4.4811 / 4°28'52"W

OS Eastings: 224033

OS Northings: 66552

OS Grid: SX240665

Mapcode National: GBR NF.MLS8

Mapcode Global: FRA 17HT.41Q

Entry Name: Clock Tower and Attached Steps

Listing Date: 22 July 1981

Last Amended: 15 November 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382103

Location: Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Liskeard

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Cleer

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


LISKEARD

SX26NW TREWORGEY
979-1/1/201 Clock tower and attached steps
22/07/81
(Formerly Listed as:
TREWORGEY
Clock tower at Treworgey)

GV II*

Clock tower. Datestone 1733. Rubble lower stage and
slatehanging above; grouted slate roofs with projecting eaves
on wooden brackets. Square plan. Chinoiserie detail. 3 stages
with pagoda-like upper stage with paired louvred openings and
surmounted by a weather-vane. West front has triangular-arched
opening with decorative tracery with mesh and boards behind;
clockface to stage above has 1 hand only and was made by 'John
Belling of Bodmine'. Carved slate sundial of 1777, fitted
non-operational to west wall with Connock-Hodge crest and
inscribed 'EVERY HOUR/SHORTENS LIFE'. Plain opening to north
with old panelled door. The cast bell is inscribed: 'John
Connock, His Bell 1620'. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY
FEATURES: adjoining south side are wide flight of steps rising
to terrace and flanked by dressed granite piers with ball
finials.


Listing NGR: SX2403366552

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

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