Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower, Leicester, U.K.

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Built in the days of horse-drawn carriages, this tower became the center of one of the first roundabouts in the U.K. as carriages gave way to tram travel. Five roads meet at the tower, and it was an important site of commerce, with hay, straw, and produce being sold here. Statues of the four local benefactors adorn the corners of the tower.

leicester.gov.uk

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Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower, Leicester, U.K.

Built in the days of horse-drawn carriages, this tower became the center of one of the first roundabouts in the U.K. as carriages gave way to tram travel. Five roads meet at the tower, and it was an important site of commerce, with hay, straw, and produce being sold here. Statues of the four local benefactors adorn the corners of the tower.

leicester.gov.uk

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