Type Clock Tower
Taken from Cadw report: 'High Victorian Gothic, grey rubble facings with pale freestone dressings, slate roofs. Tall square tower with chamfered angles on stone plinth set in slope. Pyramidal roof in 2 stages with open bell stage between, weathervane on top, lucarnes to each face. Moulded eaves with machicolations, round clock face recessed in pointed arched frame. Brace plates, linked hoodmoulds and continuous stringcourse. Scalloped corbels to angles with 3 trefoils between. 2 arrow slits to each face. Heraldic band with set offs below and diagonal buttresses with punched trefoil cappings. Arched openings between, buttresses with hood mouldings and nook shafts - 1 blind and 2 traceried windows, 1 double cusped arch to entrance with boarded door.'
Presented to the town of Knighton by the late Thomas Moore of Old Hall.
Inscription on circular tablet at base of clock tower: THIS TOWER AND CLOCK / was presented to the / TOWN OF KNIGHTON / by the late / THOMAS MOORE ESQ, / of Old Hall. / A.D. 1872
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