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HER Number:MDV23753
Name:Jubilee Clock, The Esplanade, Exmouth


The Jubilee Clock was erected in 1897 to commemmorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.


Grid Reference:SX 999 805
Map Sheet:SX98SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLEHAM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98SE/54
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ORNAMENTAL CLOCK (XIX - 1897 AD to 1897 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 15/06/1978, Exmouth, 21 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV131898.

The Jubilee Clock Tower, Esplanade.1897. Architects Kerley and Ellis. Erected in commemoration of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Ashlar, square plan, with tapered pyramidal roof sheathed in copper. Cornices below and above clock faces which are set in sandstone panel with marble corner columns. Chamfered corners to shaft below this. Base of tower has round arched plaque facing sea and elliptical arched doorway facing land. Moulded sandstone mutule frieze and cornice above. Roof surmounted by elaborate wrought iron finial with crown (damaged).

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Jubilee Clock marked on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map,

Ford, A., 2001, Mark Rolle. His Architectural Legacy in the Lower Otter Valley, 12 (Monograph). SDV356721.

Mark Rolle was chief contributor.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV131898List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 15/06/1978. Exmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 21.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84211 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV356721Monograph: Ford, A.. 2001. Mark Rolle. His Architectural Legacy in the Lower Otter Valley. Paperback Volume. 12.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 11 2014 9:38AM