Clock Tower, St Albans

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The Clock Tower is a Grade I listed belfry in St Albans, England which was constructed between 1403 and 1412, believed to have been completed in 1405. It has been claimed to be the only remaining medieval town belfry in England. Its construction has been seen as a protest against the power of the local abbey to regulate time-keeping in the town.

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The Clock Tower built between 1403 and 1412 A mediaeval belfry almost unique in England, it contains a large curfew bell dating from 1335. The adjacent French Row was occupied by the Dauphin's troops in 1216. In the Fleur-de-lys Inn, King John of France was detained for a time in 1356

London Rd/Market Place, St Albans, United Kingdom where it sited