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Friday, January 2, 2015

Eastgate Clock Chester

Eastgate Clock on Eastgate Street in Chester, Cheshire, is said to be the second-most photographed clock in Britain after Big Ben in Westminster, central London.

Eastgate Clock Chester, UK.

Eastgate Clock is located on the ancient Roman entrance to the city of Deva. The present walkway is built in red sandstone and dates from 1768. It forms part of the historic walls of Chester.

The four-faced clock was added in 1899 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1879.

Eastgate Clock Chester, UK.

Other attractions to see in Chester include the Roman Amphitheater, the Roman Gardens, Grosvenor Park, the River Dee, St John's Church, the Meadows, and the Rows.

Chester's pubs and cafes include the riverside Boathouse, Ye Olde King's Head and the Victoria at the Cross.

Eastgate Clock Chester, Cheshire, Britain.

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