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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Clock Tower

Summary

Type Clock Tower

     Cadw Report: (NB Described as Clock Turret) 'Each side has clock-face with Roman numerals set in aedicule (clock by Joyce of Whitchurch); ribands below face; this stage surmounted by urn finial set on pyramidal roof. Lower stage has Ionic columns to corners supporting moulded cornice, and plaques with swan-necked pediments, and inscriptions. Panelled plinth; small doorway to S.' Tower is painted black and white and set on slightly raised paved area in centre of forecourt.
          To mark the opening of the extension to Holyhead harbour in 1880.

Inscriptions

Raised lettering on N, S, E & W sides: HOLYHEAD / OLD HARBOUR / EXTENSION / WORKS COMMENCED / JANUARY 1875. / OPENED BY / HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS / THE / PRINCE OF WALES / 17TH JUNE 1880.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Joyce & Co., Whitchurch, J.B. Other

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole work Iron 762cm high approx

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
ANGLESEY008 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Other
Vandalism
  • None
Road London Road
Precise location In forecourt of entrance to Holyhead station and ferry terminal, reached via incline from main bridge over railway
A-Z ref None
OS ref SH247821
Date of design 1875-1880
Year of unveiling 1880
Unveiling details 17th June 1880
Commissioned by None
Duty of care None
Listing status II
At risk? Not at risk

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