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War Memorial Clock Tower, High Street, Easington Lane (Easington Lane)

Sandstone clock tower, 55ft high, tapering in six square stages with an ogee-shaped leaded dome and weather vane on top. Clock face is on the second stage from the top, a peal of bells located in the upper stage under the dome. Several plaques in the walls at ground level whilst in each wall there is a sunken arched panel of polished marble bearing the names of the fallen from two world wars (two columns per panel). Commissioned by the War Memorial Committee and unveiled in the village centre, 1921. (1-2)

This a Grade II listed building protected by law.

Reference number:D49188
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

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