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World's oldest working mechanical clock


Salisbury Cathedral clock

To mark 'Volunteers Week', Salisbury Cathedral has released a video about the history of the Cathedral's turret clock. Cathedral Volunteer Paul also explains how a case was made to establish the claim that it is the oldest working mechanical clock in the world:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3u1LzPnIJAc



St Lawrence Church clock

The much younger turret clock at St Lawrence Church is currently the subject of a proposal to fit an autowinder

https://www.stratfordsubcastle.org.uk/public-notice






 

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