Archive of January 2014 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Jan 13 2014

EARLY TURRET CLOCKS IN NANTWICH AREA

The most important early turret clock makers in the Nantwich area seem to have been Gabriel Smith at Barthomeley ( and later of Nantwich) and Thomas          Swinnerton at Newcastle -under-Lyme. Both men also made Lantern clocks, the earliest type of  domestic clock made and used in the provinces, and  grandfather/longcase clocks. The London makers had perfected  […]

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