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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
Entry Name: Clock Tower 110 Metres North East of Cragside Park House
Listing Date: 22 December 1981
Last Amended: 25 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1354750
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236626
Location: Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65
Civil Parish: Rothbury
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
ROTHBURY CRAGSIDE LODGE
23/280 Clock Tower 110
of Cragside Park
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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