Ringing in the changes at Morpeth’s Clock Tower

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  • Description

    30 Nov 2016: "Morpeth Clock Tower, one of the town’s most iconic landmarks, has had a modern piece of technology installed in it to keep the ancient tradition of the evening curfew bells alive. For hundreds of years the bells within the tower have chimed at 8pm each day to mark the end of the day and to tell residents to ‘deaden their fires and retire for the evening’ in readiness for work the next morning...."
  • Owner

    Northumberland County Council
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/News/2016/Nov/Ringing-in-the-changes-at-Morpeth-s-Clock-Tower.aspx
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 2 months ago
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