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North Street, Clock and Lamp Standard

A Category C Listed Building in Bo'Ness, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0181 / 56°1'4"N

Longitude: -3.6078 / 3°36'28"W

OS Eastings: 299870

OS Northings: 681736

OS Grid: NS998817

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.SZBR

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.KZ6W

Entry Name: North Street, Clock and Lamp Standard

Listing Date: 31 March 2004

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397304

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49706

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bo'Ness

County: Falkirk

Town: Bo'Ness

Electoral Ward: Bo'ness and Blackness

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Early 20th century cast-iron lamp standard by A Ballantine & Sons converted to double as pillar clock, with clock by James Ritchie & Sons (1985), assembled and erected 1985. Squared rubble, square-section plinth with commemorative plaque (see Notes) giving way to base of lamp standard with plaque worded 'Lighting standard donated by A Ballantine & Sons, New Grange Foundry, Bo'ness, 1985' and surmounted by fluted lamp column with dolphins and shells at base.

Statement of Interest

The commemorative plaque on the plinth records that the 'clock' was 'erected by subscription and donations from Linlithgow and Bo'ness Rotary Club. Project carried out by Manpower Services Commission Community Programme'.

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