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#1390: Oldest Working Medieval Clock (1386)

Photo 1390: Oldest Working Medieval Clock (1386) - Salisbury Cathedral

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Photo ID
1390
Credit
Title
Oldest Working Medieval Clock (1386)
Caption
The oldest working medieval clock in the world, dating from 1386. It is made of hand-wrought iron and was originally in the freestanding bell tower. It never had a face, having been designed only to strike the hours. Salisbury Cathedral. Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.
Geotag
51.064722° N, 1.797456° W
Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
ISO
1600