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Clock Tower and Turret House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodmin, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4709 / 50°28'15"N

Longitude: -4.7187 / 4°43'7"W

OS Eastings: 207170

OS Northings: 66986

OS Grid: SX071669

Mapcode National: GBR N2.MRQL

Mapcode Global: FRA 170T.7GD

Plus Code: 9C2QF7CJ+9G

Entry Name: Clock Tower and Turret House

Listing Date: 8 June 1972

Last Amended: 7 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368002

Location: Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Bodmin

Built-Up Area: Bodmin

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Bodmin

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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629-1/3/59 (East side)
08/06/72 Clock Tower and Turret House
(Formerly Listed as:
Clock Tower)


Clock tower on street corner with attached house with later
shops. 1845 datestone to clock tower, house of slightly later
date. Granite ashlar clocktower with rusticated quoin
pilasters; later texture on probable stucco on studwork with
sill strings and moulded hoods on consoles to house;
bitumen-grouted slate and slate polygonal roof with moulded
and dentilled eaves; some cast-iron ogee gutters. Polygonal
corner site plan with square-on-plan clock tower. 3 storeys;
2-window range at receding angle left of clock tower; 1-window
range right of clock tower and 3-window range right-hand
return. Ground floor has late C20 shop fronts. Clock tower in
Italianate style, has giant stage with round-arched
vermiculated doorway with iron-studded oak door; plaque
between 2 bands inscribed "J.B. COLLINS, MAYOR" and half-domed
niche; moulded entablature with date in Roman numerals to
frieze, all surmounted by clockface within scrolled pediment
on panelled base surmounted by bellcote with moulded
round-arched openings, panelled corner pilasters rising to
moulded entablature and panelled corner acroteria and central
dome. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX0717066986

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