Church Clock, St.Peter's Church, Church Lane, Alstonefield, Derbyshire.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman
N 53° 05.711 W 001° 48.204
30U E 580125 N 5883528
Quick Description: A large clock face on the tower of this small village church.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/18/2011 8:00:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMCB8E
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 2

Long Description:
Nothing remarkable about this clock, it's old and the hours are struck on a separate bell from those which are rung for the services. The bell weighs 534kg and strikes in F#, it was cast in 1680 by William Noone, a bellfounder who worked in Nottingham in the late C17th and early C18th.

The face, which is on the north side of the tower facing the village, is painted black with the Roman numerals and minute markers picked out in gold. The wrought iron hands are also painted in gold.
Status: Working

Display: Mounted

Year built: Not listed

Web link to additional info: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of clock.
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