Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower Birmingham University Edgbaston Birmingham West Midlands England UK
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Dimensions:4358 x 6558 px | 36.9 x 55.5 cm | 14.5 x 21.9 inches | 300dpi
Location:Edgbaston Birmingham West Midlands England UK
The Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower is a campanile located in Chancellor's court at the University of Birmingham in the West Midlands of England. It is the tallest free-standing clock tower in the world the university list it as 110 metres (361 ft) tall .Designed as part of the initial phase of the Edgbaston campus by architects Aston Webb and Ingress Bell, the tower was constructed between 1900-1908, and stood at the centre of a semi-circle of matching red brick buildings. The tower is modelled on the Torre del Mangia in Siena