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Clock Tower Building North West of Dorfold Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Acton, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0687 / 53°4'7"N

Longitude: -2.5456 / 2°32'44"W

OS Eastings: 363538

OS Northings: 352521

OS Grid: SJ635525

Mapcode National: GBR 7S.BL64

Mapcode Global: WH9B9.V4Z9

Plus Code: 9C5V3F93+FQ

Entry Name: Clock Tower Building North West of Dorfold Hall

Listing Date: 4 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56920

Also known as: Carriage house with clock tower, Dorfold Hall

ID on this website: 101330149

Location: Acton, Cheshire East, Cheshire, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Acton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Acton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Carriage house Clock tower

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Clock tower building north-west of Dorfold Hall



Clock tower with carriage house below, circa 1862. Red brick with
slate roof. 2 storeys and tower, 1 bay. Pair of large six panel
doors, on strap hinges, hung to stone blocks. The doors are
surmounted by a lunette, with keystone, filled with six panels. At
first floor level there is a 2-light, stone dressed, mullion window,
with leaded glazing. Gable roof with stone kneelers supporting a blue
tile gable coping. In the west elevation a small boarded door, in
heavy frame, gives access to the tower. The tower has a weathered
band at ridge level, double stone dressed louvred openings, to each
face, and clock dials, in stone frames, with level sills off consoles
and equilateral stone pediments with pyramid finials. There is a
moulded terracotta corbel table to eaves, a steep roof of shaped
slates and lead hips. The tower has a tall wooden finial with metal
flag and weather-vane.
Interior: First floor and stairs and ladders leading to the clock

Listing NGR: SJ 63538 52521

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