Tyne and Wear HER(12217): Newcastle, Westgate Road, Nos. 85 to 89, clock - Details
Newcastle, Westgate Road, Nos. 85 to 89, clock
Time Measuring Instrument
Projecting gilded square clock topped with a gilded female figure added to the building in 1935. Cost £700 and operates on a synchronome electrical impulse system.
Thomas Yellowley, 2006, Newcastle timepieces in Tyneside's Finest, 2006, p 191; Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural and Historic Interest, 1833/20/10069; N. Pevsner, 1992, The Buildings of England: Northumberland (second edition); D. Lovie, 1997, The Buildings of Grainger Town; Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 132; Goldsmiths Journal, September 1935, p. 591; Newcastle Journal 1 August 1935, C. Goulding, 1998, Tinseltoon