After our success at Dodgehill we jumped on to the M62 to Liverpool. It was nice to return down to the docks as many of my early explores had been here.
The hexagonal Victoria Tower designed by Jesse Hartley and was constructed between 1847 and 1848, to commemorate the opening of Salisbury Dock, consisting of six clock faces (also Known as ‘Dockers Clock’), is located between the now disused lock entrances.
Built using irregular shaped granite blocks, The adjoining tower is the former Piermaster’s House. The tower’s bell provided tidal and weather warnings to shipping. The buildings are now disused and derelict.