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Clock Tower in Forecourt to West of Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridges, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9642 / 54°57'51"N

Longitude: -1.6043 / 1°36'15"W

OS Eastings: 425432

OS Northings: 563359

OS Grid: NZ254633

Mapcode National: GBR SQL.TR

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.BH96

Entry Name: Clock Tower in Forecourt to West of Town Hall

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430256

Location: Gateshead, NE8

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Bridges

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Gateshead Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

1. WEST STREET
5099 (east side)

NZ 2563 5/119 Clock Tower in
forecourt to West of
Town Hall
II

2.
1892 made by Gillott and Johnson of Croydon.

Cast iron clock tower 25 ft high in Gothic style but with classical motifs within
the panels. Three stages above a square plinth, then tile clock stage overhanging
and surmounted by small open drum, ogee cupola and vane. Painted black and gold.
Inscribed: PRESENTED TO THE BOROUGH OF GATESHEAD BY WALTER WILLSON, MAYOR 1892.

Exact facsimile of clock at Victoria Station, London.

Listing NGR: NZ2543263359

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

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