Type Clock Tower
Square clock tower with lead dome over curved corner. Dutch renaissance style. The building has been listed Grade II.
Built as an office block with the corner clock tower commemorating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.
Ornate carved dedication plaque on first-floor level: THIS TOWER / WAS ERECTED / AND THE CLOCK PRESENTED / TO THE TOWN BY / MISS SARAH BRISCO / OF NEWTOWN HALL / IN COMMEMORATION OF THE / DIAMOND JUBILEE / OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA
|Wood and Kendrick, Birmingham, None||Architect|
|Part of work||Material||Dimensions|
|Whole work||Ruabon red brick with terracotta||1524cm high approx|
PMSA recording information
|Precise location||Corner of office block. Facing High and Severn Streets (Building is listed Grade II)|
|Date of design||None|
|Year of unveiling||1898|
|Commissioned by||Sarah Brisco of Newtown Hall|
|Duty of care||Powys County Council|
|At risk?||Not at risk|