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William Newby, Kendal – SOLD

A late 18th century oak longcase clock


The rectangular brass engraved 12 inch square dial with 8-day  movement in original oak case, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster. The hood with glazed door,  moulded dentil cornice and blind fret carving and walnut columns above a trunk with shaped door flanked by fluted walnut columns above a plain base raised on ogee bracket feet

  • Height: 84ins (213.5cm)

James and William Newby, clockmakers, Kendal. Probably brothers worked between 17655 and 1800. Various clocks are recorded by them. Gillows records refer to ‘a good 30 hours clock……from Newby – £2.11.0d.’  – Literature ref: page 108 Westmorland Clocks and Clockmakers by Brian Loomes