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Joseph Chamberlain Clock Tower

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Identification

Joseph Chamberlain Clock Tower
Old Joe
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Structure in General

clock/bell tower
existing [completed]
brick
dark red
renaissance revival

Facts

  • The clock tower sits at the centre of the University of Birmingham's campus.
  • The architect drew inspiration from Palazzo Comunale Di Siena in Seina, Tuscany.
  • The largest bell in the clock tower weights 6 tons.
  • The clock tower and the Aston Webb Building was opened by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
  • The Joseph Chamberlain Clock Tower is Grade II Listed.

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Location

The University of Birmingham
Birmingham University
B15
Edgbaston
Birmingham
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

360.89 ft
360.89 ft
1900

Involved Companies

Sir Aston Webb

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
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