Diamond Jubilee Clock Tower - Creetown, Scotland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 54° 54.091 W 004° 22.750
30U E 411563 N 6084703
Quick Description: The granite clocktower is located at the north end of Creetown in Adamson Square. It was erected in 1897 to mark Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.
Location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/22/2012 11:39:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMEYCZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
"Circa 1897. Square section, 3-stage clocktower in square at centre of Creetown. Creetown granite, with band course above 1st stage; door at ground, granite drinking troughs to N and S and bowl to E; louvred ventilator openings to tall 2nd stage, flanked by angle pilasters. Circular clockpanels with Roman numeral clock faces to each elevation of 3rd stage. Crenellated and coped parapet. Wrought-iron weathervane surmounting tower on bowed wrought-iron ties."

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The clock faces all have a white background, dark brown numerals, and black hour and minute hands.

Status: Working

Display: Free Standing

Year built: 1/1/1897

Visit Instructions:
Photo of clock.
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