TQ3877 : The Shepherd Gate Clock

taken 48 years ago, near to Greenwich, England

The Shepherd Gate Clock
The Shepherd Gate Clock
This clock has 24 hours on its face rather than the usual 12, which means that at 12 noon the hour hand is pointing straight down rather than straight up. It was the first clock ever to show Greenwich Mean Time directly to the public.

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Greenwich [1655] · Greenwich Market [160] ·
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TQ3877, 2239 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Peter Shimmon   (more nearby)
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Barry Shimmon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
October 1975   (more nearby)
Friday, 28 October, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3888 7733 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.6733N 0:0.0925W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3889 7733
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Image Type (about): close look 
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