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sladys
12-30-2009, 06:37 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile33995/13-O-clock.htm>13 O-clock</a></b><br><br>The clock on this church in Whitgift, Yorkshire goes from 11 to 13 O'clock.<br /><br /><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/showimage.php?image=112807/319215clock.jpg>

sladys
12-30-2009, 06:38 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/4/49/WhitgiftChurch.jpg/800px-WhitgiftChurch.jpg

The Church of Mary Magdalene (on the Whitgift side of the border between Whitgift and Reedness) has a clock with an unusual feature. Instead of 12 (XII in Roman numerals) it has a 13 (XIII). Reasons vary, but local rumour relates that it may be due to the church being adjacent to a pub (now closed) at which the painter imbibed before completing the job.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitgift,_East_Riding_of_Yorkshire