CLOCKS – THE PUBLIC FACE OF TIME


HAMPTON COURT PALACE  – HENRY VIII’s WONDERFUL ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK

HAMPTON COURT PALACE – THE LESS ELABORATE CLOCK IN BASE COURT 

TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE

GREAT COURT CLOCK

 

The Trinity Clock has a Denison Double Three-legged Gravity Escapement and was installed in 1910.

This is the timepiece that governed my life for 3 formative years…

To find out more, and to see photos of the complicated-looking works

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Small image credit  © Trinity College


TWO MODERN(-ISH) CHURCH CLOCKS IN DORSET

1. SHERBORNE ABBEY DORSET

2. LONGBURTON CHURCH DORSET – ST JAMES THE GREAT

ITALIAN CLOCKS

RIMINI – TORRE OROLOGICO, PIAZZA TRE MARTIRI

PRATO – CATTEDRALE DI SANTO STEFANO Sunlight clearly showing the change of numbering

PRATO CATHEDRAL – THE INTERIOR CLOCK IN A CORRESPONDING POSITION

PRATO – PALAZZO PRETORIO

PALAZZUOLO SUL SENIO, MUGELLO – CHIESA DI SANTO STEFANO    Impossible to date this ancient-looking clock. The church has had several restorations, the latest after WWII  

SANT’AGATA, MUGELLO

SCARPERIA, MUGELLO – PALAZZO DEI VICARI

This image: Tourist Info  

BRISIGHELLA, EMILIA ROMAGNA – A REMARKABLE TOWER ON A PROMONTORY Taken in the days when a 2mb digital camera was quite something. But not enough for a good quality distance shot…

AMSTERDAM – OUDE KERK 

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