SZ0378 : Swanage, Wellington clock tower

taken 9 years ago, near to Swanage, Dorset, Great Britain

Swanage, Wellington clock tower
Swanage, Wellington clock tower
Overlooking the shore between the pier (in the background, to the right) & Peveril Point, this English Heritage-listed clock tower LinkExternal link was originally situated at London Bridge and commemorated Wellington. When it became an obstruction to traffic, John Mowlem moved it to Swanage, as he did with other artifacts, as ballast in his boats & to beautify the town. More observant readers might notice that it is a clock tower without face or hands.
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009
Category
Clock > Clock tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0379 7865 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:36.4533N 1:56.8680W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 03824 78642
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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