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Clock Tower and Turret House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodmin, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

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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Listing Text


BODMIN

SX0766 FORE STREET
629-1/3/59 (East side)
08/06/72 Clock Tower and Turret House
(Formerly Listed as:
FORE STREET
Clock Tower)

GV II

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

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

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