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Stopped Clocks is a public collaborative project which exists to first document all the stopped clocks in the UK, with the aim being to restore those we can to working order.

Anyone can help, so please send us any information on stopped clocks in your area and by all means post here at the blog.

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Carfax Tower, Oxford

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Update 2 (4th Nov ‘07): Laura let me know that the clock has now been repaired, thanks Laura. From Laura Goddard:

"I attach a photo of the clock on Carfax Tower in Oxford City Centre. It's been stopped for some months now I think. There's a brief bit of info on the Tower (at) wikipedia.

It's in the most prominent position in Oxford, right in the heart of the shopping area and close to the historic University buildings. Everybody congregates round this area, especially tourists and it's a real shame the clock has stopped.

Posted by Alfie

judojule says:

it seemed to be fine a few months ago. what a shame...
does it also mean that these two guys stopped hitting the bells??

14th Aug 2007, 13:40

obi1 says:

I was there on 18th Sept 2010 and the clock was working but the two men didn't hit the bells. Sad, i used to make my parents stand and wait for them to do it every time we went when i was a child

20th Sep 2010, 00:25