Title:Plaque is fixed to wall of cottage in Ickwell where famous clock maker Tompion was born.
Date:12th June 1952
Ickwell, Northill, Bedfordshire, England: GV Ickwell village, Beds. GV Cottage - birthplace of Thomas Tompion. GV Members of Worshipful Company of Clock Makers walking towards cottage. SV Mr. Denis Barratt fixing plaque to cottage wall. CU Plaque 'THE BIRTHPLACE OF THOMAS TOMPION CLOCKMAKER BORN 1639 - DIED 20th NOV, 1713. BURIED IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY." Angle V Northill Church. CU One-handed Tompion clock in Church Tower. CU Chains & weight tilt up to Tompion wall clock in Science Museum exhibition. SCU Tompion watches. CU Watch with keys hanging from small chain. CU No. 21, - Tompion clock movement out of case. SV No. 93 - Bracket clock. BV Showing pendulum. SCU No. 125 - miniature bracket clock, showing movement & case. CU Turning movement around.
History and Archaeology; Great Britain
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Location:ICKWELL, NORTHILL, BEDFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND
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