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Clock House at Hamper Mill, Watford Rural

Description: Clock House at Hamper Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158983

OS Grid Reference: TQ0974093970
OS Grid Coordinates: 509740, 193970
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6338, -0.4158

Location: A4125, Watford Rural, Hertfordshire WD1 4PL

Locality: Watford Rural
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD1 4PL

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Listing Text

(Northwest side)

9/338 Clock House at
Hamper Mill


Former wheel house to paper mill, now part of dwelling. c.1800 altered
C20. Brick with stone dressings. Hipped slate roof. 5 bays. 2 storeys.
Chamfered rusticated stone surround to 4-centred arched central doorway.
Flanking and first floor 20 pane cast-iron fixed windows, first floor
centre is blind. Chamfered stone quoins. Timber clock tower in 2 stages
with open bell turret and weathervane. Attached at right end is part of
wall of original mill building. C20 alterations to rear. Interior not
inspected. Hamper Mill was used for the manufacture of paper from 1776
to 1908 and this building was probably erected following a fire in 1793.
(VCH 1908).

Listing NGR: TQ0974093970

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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