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Clock Tower Including Part of Former County Jail

A Grade II Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0687 / 51°4'7"N

Longitude: -1.7987 / 1°47'55"W

OS Eastings: 414202

OS Northings: 129946

OS Grid: SU142299

Mapcode National: GBR 517.VFR

Mapcode Global: FRA 7639.C2X

Entry Name: Clock Tower Including Part of Former County Jail

Listing Date: 12 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319140

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury St Thomas and St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Clock Tower including
part of former County Jail
SU 1429 NW 3/467

1892. Gothic clock tower. Ashlar with bands pointed niche and 2 lancets
to upper register. Buttressed base with niche to street face and inscription.
Clock faces flanked by columns, pierced parapet, pyramid roof with weathervane.
The rectangular ashlar base was formerly part of the County Jail dating from
1631 with Georgian alterations. 2 small rectangular barred windows to east.
Door inserted to street. On west wall a plaque, with shaped top, has relief
carving of 3 leg irons with swagged chains.

Listing NGR: SU1420229946

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