Fine and rare weight-drive Gallery/Turret Clock of 2 month duration, signed BARTLEY & EGGERT, TEMPLE CLOUD c 1815.
The substantial 6 pillar movement with 9.5" x 6.5" plates, deadbeat ascapement, maintaining power with twin barrels, winding from the rear with both great wheels driving the five wheel going train.
The foliate engraved backplate signed Bartley & Eggert, Temple Cloud, between the winding squares and with cutout to lower edge. Very heavy brass bob attached to 6' rod. Now with 2 brass based weights & 24" convex dial.
The partnership of Mark Bartley & D Eggert is recorded in "The Clockmakers of Bristol" as operating from 2 Nicholas Street, 1810 - 1814.
This actual clock is mentioned in "Clockmakers of Somerset". It was reputedly removed from Ston Easton House c.1960.
Fully serviced and guaranteed for one year.