The statue with the clock had stood opposite Prince Lemercier's room for his entire life. He hadn't thought or cared as to whether it remained there since, but the clocks stayed with him in everyday of his death.
It's a Weeping Angel. That's been attacked by Vashta Nerada. This *MIGHT* be the scariest thing ever. Count the shadows and don't blink!<-- for Halloween I'm dressing up as the Vashta Nerada and my cousin is going as a Weeping Angel!