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Clock Tower, Market Square


The Clock Tower, also known as the Musgrave Monument, is located in the Market Square at Penrith. The monument is inscribed "In sympathy with the great sorrow which befell the family at Edenhall in the death of their eldest son Philip Musgrave Esquire, May 16 1859 at Madrid in the twenty sixth year of his age. This memorial was erected May 1861. A tribute from the town and neighbourhood of their high regard and esteem for Sir George and Lady Musgrave". The Clock Tower is a Grade II listed building. A plaque on the tower notes "The Musgrove Monument was renovated in 1978 by Eden District Council with the proceeds from public lotteries organised by Penrith Round Table. Additional monies received from public donations, Historic Building Council, Cumbria County Council".

Penrith 1861 Historic Buildings and Monuments in Penrith
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Penrith Clock Tower

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Penrith Clock Tower

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Penrith town clock

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Clock Tower, Market Square, Penrith

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CLOCK TOWER - Penrith - List Entry
- "1861. Grey stone ashlar. Square base with corner buttresses and a trefoiled arcade on each face. Centre shaft with corner pilasters, pointed arch framing a clock face on each side ...

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List number: 1326913
List grade: 2
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: NY5157330132

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