Church Clock - St Giles - Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 56.294 W 001° 48.051
30U E 580588 N 5866073
Quick Description: Church clock at the west end of St Giles' church, Marston Montgomery.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/14/2021 11:28:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM14YXE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
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Long Description:
Church clock at the west end of St Giles' church, Marston Montgomery.

"Parish church. C12 with C13 and C18 alterations, restored and extended 1875-6 by H St Aubyn. Coursed squared and rubble sandstone with slate chancel roof and plain tile nave roof, with stone coped eastern gables, topped by ridge crosses, and bellcote over west end of nave. Nave, north aisle and vestry, south porch and lower chancel. West elevation, mainly C12 with blocked central doorcase, now with limestone slab to base, inscribed 'Here lyeth the body of John son of Walter Copestake and Susanna his wife, who departed this life the 21st day of July.Anno Domd 1687 his age 11'. To either side stepped buttresses and to north c1875 aisle with chamfered lancet. Above the doorcase is a C12 semi-circular headed single light window, and above again, a clockface dated 1870. Corbelled out above is the square, tile hung bellcote with four pointed timber louvred openings to top,on all sides, capped by a pyramidal slate roof."

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The clock has a blue/black metal face with gilded roman numerals and hands. It is dated 1870.
Status: Working

Display: Mounted

Year built: 1/1/1870

Web link to additional info: Not listed

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