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The Salisbury Cathedral Clock , A Large Iron Framed Clock Without A Dial Located ...

The Salisbury Cathedral Clock , A Large Iron Framed Clock Without A Dial Located ...

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Description: The Salisbury Cathedral clock , a large iron framed clock without a dial located in the aisle of Salisbury Cathedral , is almost certainly the oldest surviving mechanical clock in the world It can be dated to around 1386 , and most of the parts are original Other clocks from the 14th century ( the first century in which the mechanical clock flourished throughout Europe ) that survive , such as those at Rouen or Dijon , have either been lost , destroyed , or substantially modified

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