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Clock Tower on the Corner of Highbury Hill and Church Path

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, Islington

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Latitude: 51.5528 / 51°33'9"N

Longitude: -0.099 / 0°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 531892

OS Northings: 185475

OS Grid: TQ318854

Mapcode National: GBR GJ.X9G

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.77HH

Entry Name: Clock Tower on the Corner of Highbury Hill and Church Path

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368970

Location: Islington, London, N5

County: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Highbury West

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Highbury Grove

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/38/460 (South East side)
Clock tower on the corner of
Highbury Hill and Church Path


Clock tower. 1897. Donated by Alfred Hutchinson to the
Islington Vestry in honour of Queen Victoria's diamond
jubilee. Granite and cast iron. Octagonal base of pink
polished granite with three steps; the tower itself of cast
iron, and square in plan: a low panelled base has segmental
pediments to four sides with openwork decoration to the
tympanum and ball and spike finials; the main column fluted at
the base with low relief portraits of Queen Victoria in
wreathed roundels half way up; clock stage with decorated
spandrels and fluted coved frieze to cornice; ogee top with
spike finial. The clock tower forms a group with Christchurch,
Highbury Grove (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TQ3189285475

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

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