The famous Roman city of Chester boasts a four-sided turret clock, above the east gate of the ancient city defence walls.
Supplied by 'Joyce & Co, Whitchurch' in 1897 to celebrate Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, it was officially opened in May 1899 for Queen Victoria's 80th birthday.
The mechanical movement was wound weekly by a technician sent from Joyce & Co right up until 1974, until it was replaced in 1992 by an electric mechanism.
A couple of very interesting facts -
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