The Belsay Hall Clock

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    Visit Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens: During the Victorian era, mechanical clocks were commonplace as it was very important to keep time in a stately home. There were schedules to be kept, rotas to be completed and the work of the busy servants needed to run just like clockwork. The clock above the stables at Belsay Hall was made in 1832 with a design based on the octagonal marble clock tower; The Tower of the Winds in Athens. This magnificent clock is always three minutes fast as the Middleton family who owned Belsay Hall liked to ensure everybody was always on time.
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    English Heritage
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