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Chamberlain Clock

Warstone Ln./Vyse St. | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6JJ, England
+44 121 643 2514
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Well... a clock

The architecture of this clock is rather pretty, it looks nice and welcoming, but it's definitely... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
leuveen
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Oxford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Clock does clock-like things on a round-a-bout

Perhaps I'm not the best person to judge as I have no interest in clocks or know of its historical... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2015
Shauna O
via mobile
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Located on the campus of the University of Birmingham, this 100-meter-high clock tower commemorates the University's first Chancellor, Joseph Chamberlain.
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good33%
  • Average45%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
17 Sep 2016
“Well... a clock”
7 Jul 2015
“Clock does clock-like things on a round-a-bout”
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Warstone Ln./Vyse St. | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6JJ, England
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+44 121 643 2514
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The architecture of this clock is rather pretty, it looks nice and welcoming, but it's definitely not something really important to see.

Thank leuveen
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Perhaps I'm not the best person to judge as I have no interest in clocks or know of its historical importance. I would not go out of my way to see it and if you are passing through the jewellery quarter you are not likely...More

Thank Shauna O
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

It is a lovely little clock, situated on a roundabout in the Jewellery Quarter. You can't miss it when you visit the area. I feel that its ornate style is really suited to the location and evokes an atmosphere of the quality of the work...More

Thank TMTLTBMG
Reviewed 12 September 2014

This ornate clock has stood in the jewellery quarter for 110 years. It was erected on 1904 in memory of Joseph Chamberlain. I think it is worth seeing and it is a well known landmark in the area

Thank 70ish
Reviewed 18 November 2013

A useful point of reference in the Jewellery Quarter, but being stuck in the middle of a traffic island its rather difficult to get a good close look at it and it would seem that the Council doesn't think that much of it, or they...More

Thank JeremyPC
Reviewed 9 April 2013

It amazes me that things like this are listed on tourist maps. The clock is on a mini roundabout in the centre and is definitely worth a look.

1  Thank AmyR1985
Reviewed 19 September 2011

It's an ornamental clock in the middle of a small traffic island at the centre of The Jewellery Quarter. It's not like it's Big Ben or the fantastic clock in the centre of Prague. It's not even very big. As a school boy, I used...More

1  Thank white_knight_and_dog
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