Jesse Hartley - Victoria Tower 1848
a.k.a. The Dockers'
to Liverpool Pictorial
Victoria Tower, Salisbury Dock, by Jesse Hartley, is
dated 1848. It is constructed of granite of irregular shaped blocks
and takes the form of an octagon with a high tapered circular
base which is pierced by round arched openings. Above the base
is a string moulding and narrow slits at the first floor below
a continuous balcony carried on stone brackets. Higher again are
eight circular clock faces and long open slits and round eyes
at the top. The tower is crowned by a projecting castellated parapet
carried on corbels.
Ref: Buildings of Liverpool ISBN 0 9506178