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Clock Tower 110 Metres North East of Cragside Park House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3134 / 55°18'48"N

Longitude: -1.8913 / 1°53'28"W

OS Eastings: 406999

OS Northings: 602152

OS Grid: NU069021

Mapcode National: GBR H770.B3

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.XQK1

Plus Code: 9C7W8475+9F

Entry Name: Clock Tower 110 Metres North East of Cragside Park House

Listing Date: 22 December 1981

Last Amended: 25 August 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236626

Location: Cragside, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Rothbury

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NU 0602
23/280 Clock Tower 110
metres north-east
of Cragside Park
House (formerly
listed as Clock
Tower at Knocklaw)

Clock Tower, 1864 for Lord Armstrong. Squared tooled stone with raised tooled
dressings and clock stage; Welsh slate roof to lower part, timber cupola with
lead spire.

South elevation has vertical-panelled door in chamfered pointed arch, other
elevations have lead-latticed casements in similar openings, all under gables
with cruciform loops. Octagonal clock stage, with 4 clock faces, and cupola
with shouldered arches carrying swept spire with weathervane.

Interior; 2 transverse round arches carrying superstructure. Clock mechanism,
giving day of week etc, in early cast-iron frame. Bell dated 1864 by John
Warner and Son, London (not seen).

The clock tower was the original pay office for the Cragside Estate. The
clock mechanism may have been designed by Lord Armstrong.

Listing NGR: NU0699902152

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