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Cuckoo clock - which is the size of a house

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 08:01 PM

A 72-year-old amateur gardener has spent three years and £20,000 building Britain's biggest water-powered cuckoo clock - which is the size of a house.

Richard Pim designed and built the 25ft tall clock, complete with a 3ft wooden cuckoo which pops out every hour and chimes with a huge pipe organ.

It is powered by a complex system of cantilevers, counterweights and pulleys which convert energy from a passing stream.


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