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

Jubilee Clock

Summary

Type Clock Tower

     Cadw report: 'A free standing square column in red brick supporting a four sided clock in white stucco. The column has four black bands and is generally ornamented. There are four small pilasters at the corners surrounding the clock faces which are themselves round and painted black with gold figures in Roman numerals. Hipped lead cap at top surmounted by small crown.' Relief panels on sides of clock: royal coat of arms, 1887, decorative side profile portrait of Queen Victoria.
     Erected by public subscription in Usk to commemorate Queen Victoria's Jubilee in 1887.
    

Inscriptions

Inscription on bronze plaque on lower part of tower: THIS CLOCK TOWER WAS ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION IN USK / IN / COMMEMORATION OF THE JUBILEE / OF QUEEN VICTORIA'S / REIGN / 1837-1887

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Known, Not ---

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Clock tower Red brick 610cm high approx

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
MONMOUTH006 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Broken, missing parts
Vandalism
  • None
Road Twyn Square
Precise location In centre of square
A-Z ref None
OS ref SO777090
Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1887
Unveiling details 1887
Commissioned by None
Duty of care None
Listing status II
At risk? No known risk

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