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Tollcross, Clock

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9437 / 55°56'37"N

Longitude: -3.2035 / 3°12'12"W

OS Eastings: 324930

OS Northings: 672952

OS Grid: NT249729

Mapcode National: GBR 8LJ.LT

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.RVQV

Entry Name: Tollcross, Clock

Listing Date: 23 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394429

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47048

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 20th century. 2-faced clock in metal case; white faces with black Roman numerals, made by James Ritchie & Son, Edinburgh, surmounted by Edinburgh coat of arms (painted cast-iron); mounted on tall fluted cast-iron column with polygonal base and floral capital, manufactured by W Macfarlane and Co at the Saracen Foundry, Glasgow.

Statement of Interest

An important Edinburgh landmark, establishing the identity of the Tollcross area.

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