Tyne and Wear HER(12220): Newcastle, Blackett Street, Emerson Chambers, clock - Details
Newcastle, Blackett Street, Emerson Chambers, clock
Time Measuring Instrument
Art Nouveau style clock in right hand side turret designed by Benjamin Simpson. This clock has been removed from the building. It was a weight-driven clock which was installed by William Potts in 1904. It was mechanised in 1965.
Thomas Yellowley, 2006, Newcastle timepieces in Tyneside's Finest, 2006, p 191; Brenda Whitelock, 1992, Timepieces of Newcastle, pp 52-53