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Clock Tower West of Ash Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5833 / 52°34'59"N

Longitude: -2.1689 / 2°10'7"W

OS Eastings: 388654

OS Northings: 298400

OS Grid: SO886984

Mapcode National: GBR 13L.DB

Mapcode Global: WHBFY.NBDF

Entry Name: Clock Tower West of Ash Hill House

Listing Date: 15 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475369

Location: Wolverhampton, WV3

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Tettenhall Wightwick

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Tettenhall Wood Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SO 89 NE ASH HILL
Compton

895-1/4/10032 Clock Tower west of
Ash Hill House

II


Memorial clock tower. 1926, for Davis Green. Timber-framed with plastered panels. Stone tile roofs. Square plan tower in three stages, the lower stage has octagonal plan loggia with carved brackets to the posts which rise through the pentice roof to form pinnacles above; pinnacles also at the corners of the second stage which is close-studded, has cusped headed windows and wrought-iron clock face on east side; belfry above with pyramidal roof with gablets and weathervane, and with four bells. Under the loggia there are benches with carved strapwork panels above , inscribed with the verses from Annie Hilda Green's poem The Silverdale Clock Chimes' NOTE: This tower was built in the garden of Ash Hill House for Davis Green [a local industrialist] as a memorial to his first wife Annie Hilda Green who died in 1926. The inscriptions are verses from her poem The Silverdale Clock Chimes'.


Listing NGR: SO8865498400

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