CLOCKS

CLOCKS – THE PUBLIC FACE OF TIME

PROSPECT PARK, BROOKLYN: A WASTE OF TIMEBrooklyn Clock 1 Brooklyn Clock 2

GODSHILL IoW: A SIMPLE WOOD-FRAMED CHURCH CLOCK Godshill IoW Church Clock

CLIVEDEN, BERKSHIRE: THE ORNAMENTAL CLOCK TOWER (in fact a water tower, still in use)

PALAZZO DELLA SIGNORIA, FLORENCEClock, Palazzo della Signoria, Florence 2 Clock, Palazzo della Signoria, Florence

PROVENCE: SIX VILLAGE CHURCH CLOCKS AND BELL TOWERS

LEVENS

TOURETTE LEVENS  A CLOCK NAMED BRIAN

CHATEAUNEUF VILLEVIELLE

COARAZE

EZE SUR MER

PEILLON

HAMPTON COURT PALACE

1. HENRY VIII’s WONDERFUL ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK

2. 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 CLICK HERE

Photo 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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