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The John Harrison clock at Nostell

Nostell looks after one of the first longcase clocks made by the famous inventor, John Harrison. Join in a year of ‘Clock Work’ celebrations to mark the 300th birthday of this ticking treasure.

Handmade by John Harrison in 1717, the early wooden longcase clock at Nostell is one of only three that have survived the centuries. This rare example of eighteenth century craftsmanship is extra special to Nostell, as its maker was born in the estate village and went on to become one of England’s greatest inventors. Join us for a year of special birthday celebrations.

Celebrating Yorkshire's Greatest Clockmaker

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