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THE CLOCK TOWER ATTACHED TO HAMPTON MANOR

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE CLOCK TOWER ATTACHED TO HAMPTON MANOR

List entry Number: 1261972

Location

THE CLOCK TOWER ATTACHED TO HAMPTON MANOR, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Solihull

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Hampton in Arden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Feb-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218363

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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HAMPTON IN ARDEN HIGH STREET SP 2080 18/10006 (west side)

18.7.72 The Clock Tower attached to Hampton Manor

GV II* (star)

Clock tower. 1872. By W.E. Nesfield. Ashlar with slate pyramidal roof and lantern. Gothic style. 3 stages, octagonal plan with projecting stairs to turret on right. Pointed arch doorway up flight of steps then 2-light cusped windows to second stage and 2 tall lancepts on third stage with 4 clock faces, 3 of them with panels beneath,finely carved with signs of the zodiac. A cornice and fine gargoyles are surmounted by the octagonal roof which has 3 elaborate wooden dormers and fine open lantern with finial. Interior has open spiral staircase and the clock mechanism and bell survive. The clock tower is attached to Hampton Manor (q.v.) but is entered separately.

Listing NGR: SP2011380880

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National Grid Reference: SP 20113 80880

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