Brentford’s Jullion Clock

Jullion Clock, Magistrates' Court
Jullion Clock, Magistrates’ Court. Note the ladder inside the tower that had to be climbed up to wind the clock.

In 1755 the Brentford clockmaker, John Jullion, built a clock for the tower of  the Brentford Market House. The House was demolished in 1849 and the clock was transferred to the new Town Hall that was built on the site. When this building was reconstructed in 1930 (it was by then the Magistrates’ Court) the clock was retained, and it can still be seen from the High Street. Continue reading “Brentford’s Jullion Clock”