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IoE Number: 56920
Location: CLOCK TOWER BUILDING NORTH WEST OF DORFOLD HALL,
  ACTON, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: N/A
Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 04 July 1986
Date of last amendment: 04 July 1986
Grade II

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ACTON C.P.DORFOLD PARKSJ 65 SWClock tower building4/8north-west of Dorfold-Hall

ACTON C.P. DORFOLD PARK SJ 65 SW Clock tower building 4/8 north-west of Dorfold - Hall GV II Clock tower with carriage house below, circa 1862. Red brick with slate roof. 2 storeys and tower, 1 bay. Pair of large six panel doors, on strap hinges, hung to stone blocks. The doors are surmounted by a lunette, with keystone, filled with six panels. At first floor level there is a 2-light, stone dressed, mullion window, with leaded glazing. Gable roof with stone kneelers supporting a blue tile gable coping. In the west elevation a small boarded door, in heavy frame, gives access to the tower. The tower has a weathered band at ridge level, double stone dressed louvred openings, to each face, and clock dials, in stone frames, with level sills off consoles and equilateral stone pediments with pyramid finials. There is a moulded terracotta corbel table to eaves, a steep roof of shaped slates and lead hips. The tower has a tall wooden finial with metal flag and weather-vane. Interior: First floor and stairs and ladders leading to the clock mechanism.

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