Church Clock - St Martin - Osmaston, Derbyshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 59.581 W 001° 42.263
30U E 586961 N 5872279
Quick Description: Church clock on the bell tower of St Martin's church, Osmaston.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/13/2021 2:26:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM14R5F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
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Long Description:
Church clock on the bell tower of St Martin's church, Osmaston.

"West tower, aisled nave with south porch and chancel with octagonal north vestry. West tower of three stages divided by chamfered string courses. Angle buttresses and polyzonal stair turret crowned by an elaborate octagonal gableted, crocketed and pinnacled top. The buttresses rise to crocketed, pinnacles. Low west doorway with 3-light Dec style window above with hoodmould on figure stops. Cusped lancet above, similar lancet to north and a clock face to south."

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"The tower contains a peal of six bells. Also of interest is a fine clock by Whitehurst of Derby, dated 1845, with a six feet dial and stroke."

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The clock has a circular ring face, painted blue, with the middle portion a 'spoked wheel' type window. The hands and roman numerals are painted gold.
Status: Working

Display: Mounted

Year built: 1/1/1845

Web link to additional info: Not listed

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