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Offline Roseann

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Re: Clock Towers in Kent
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2018, 18:43:14 »
Redge, that is not the same place where this one was supposed to be .
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2018, 17:19:47 »
There a small clock tower at the top of Star Hill  Rochester, It's at the A2 / A229 roundabout Junction.
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2018, 10:10:38 »
I don't think there was ever a clock tower there. Not that I remember seeing from early 60s onwards anyway.
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2018, 10:02:22 »
Rochester Kent , Bryn Clinch
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2018, 08:50:19 »
Which town/village?

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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2018, 07:46:15 »
A friend of mine said in the 70/80s a clock tower was put in the centre of the roundabout at the bottom opposite the  Red Lion pub , I dont remember this but does anyone else and has anyone a picture ,I know there is one at the top of star hill but dont remember this one .
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Clock Towers in Kent
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2011, 14:07:41 »
Clock towers served an important purpose when they were built, during the nineteenth century people generally did not have any way to tell the time apart from when church towers rung their bells to mark the beginning of a service and the construction of clock towers, usually in the centre of towns, gave everyone the opportunity to keep track of time.  After a time clock towers were given faces to allow people to tell the time any time of day.  Today clock towers are constructed as aesthetic structures, often as part of a memorial. 

 

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