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The Tower Clock:

This page contains some photographs taken in May 2000.

The tower clock was electrified in 1997 . This welcome development was made possible by a generous gift from former members.

Until this work was done, it was necessary for church stewards to climb into the tower and wind the clock by hand each week.
The electrified clock requires no winding and is kept accurate to a fraction of a second by a radio signal controlled by an atomic clock.

Though the timekeeping mechanism is now high-tech, the machinery which drives the hands is susceptable to the elements and pollution from the nearby A4.
In February 2000, the clock stopped and additional repair works were required.


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