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The Clock Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9035 / 50°54'12"N

Longitude: -3.4831 / 3°28'59"W

OS Eastings: 295808

OS Northings: 112603

OS Grid: SS958126

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.RFD2

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LQ.8TQ

Entry Name: The Clock Tower

Listing Date: 14 December 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485421

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Tiverton

Built-Up Area: Tiverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tiverton St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TIVERTON

SS9512 STATION ROAD, Tiverton
848-1/6/321 The Clock Tower
14/12/72

GV II

Clock tower dated 1907. Built to designs of J Donkin,
contractor; F Stenson (Clerk). Presented to Tiverton by Thomas
Ford JP (Clerk). Grey limestone ashlar with Bath stone
dressings. Free Gothic style. Triangular on plan with storage
room on ground floor. Bottom stage has diagonal flying
buttresses with octagonal pinnacles, crowned with carved
figures of Hope, Faith and Peace.
Each face on ground floor has recessed moulded arch with gable
over. Two faces have 2 light traceried, decorated style
windows with original stained glass. Third face has original
half glazed oak door with original stained glass. Upper stages
have Bath stone panels containing slip windows with original
stained glass and shields carved respectively with 1908, E.R.
and the borough arms. Clock faces on each side with foliage
carved surrounds and ogee arches. Conical pinnacle surmounted
by ball and weather vane.


Listing NGR: SS9580812603

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