Thortons Arcade Clock

Public timepieces, on buildings, churches, etc.
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MsJ2uk
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I used to love going to watch this clock when i was a kid. It always had a crowd waiting for the hourly chime. Made by Potts Clocks of Leeds. (Makers of the Town Hall Clock). Does anyone have any photos?
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Yes i've these ones here http://flickr.com/photos/phill_dvsn/set ... 9/detail/I still wanna have a good look at them from upstairs. I don't think it's working no more is it?
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Phill_d wrote: Yes i've these ones here http://flickr.com/photos/phill_dvsn/set ... 9/detail/I still wanna have a good look at them from upstairs. I don't think it's working no more is it? I now have good two good excuses to go and watch it,does it still work and my piglet (13 month old daughter) hasnt seen it yetand whilst i am at it i can go to the grand arcade,perfect excuse to drag are lass around town and bore her to death with Leeds hidden gems.Off to dress the piglet.....
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Let us know if it's working mate
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Phill_d wrote: Let us know if it's working mate KerchingShe is working,but was only there for the quarter hour bong!!Went up to Grand Arcade and it was shut.Are lass then sussed out i was on another "walk round Leeds and look at all the stuff you have looked at before" trip.Still got to go to Bagel Nash and the Angel for some old brewery pale ale.talking of which i was in Chester last night and found a Smmy Smiths,with the Pale Ale.Top place Chester,bloody good food and a few real ale places
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