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George Burrow Gregory Memorial Clock Tower

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Location

Street:London Road
Town:Hurst Green
Parish:Hurst Green
Council:Rother District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN19
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Object setting:On building
Access is:Public
Location note:On the Old Court House, 48 London Road, opposite Station Road
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:43
Grid reference:H7
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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General Information

Commissioned by: Public subscription
Construction period:1892
Installation date:1892
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Rother District Council
Object listing:Grade II: of special interest warranting every effort to preserve them
Description:Courthouse, wing and entrance porch have moulded stone copped gables and moulded stone kneelers. A slightly projecting central feature on the front of courthouse contains a large window; 3 lights wide with stone mullions and 2 upper transoms under a full width segmental arched head all within a moulded stone rectangular frame with crowning cornice. A panel with ogee ends linked by a stone string course contains an armorial shield with date. Above the clock turret with stone quoined battered angles and clock faces to front and sides at top is crowned by an octagonal timber bellcote with copper ogee cap and finial.
Inscription:Bronze plaque affixed to the front of the building at eye level, raised letters:

THE TOWER AND CLOCK
WERE ERECTED
BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
IN MEMORY OF
GEORGE BURROW GREGORY
OF BOARZELL
WHO DIED
5TH OF MARCH 1892

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Classification

Categories:Commemorative, Architectural, Functional
Object type1:Building
     Object subtype1:Clock tower
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:17/09/2008

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History

History:George Burrow Gregory was an East Sussex Conservative MP between 1868 and 1874

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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