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Description: The Clock House
Date Listed: 17 April 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 201648
OS Grid Reference: TQ5642486602
OS Grid Coordinates: 556424, 186602
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5566, 0.2550
ST MARY'S LANE
The Clock House
TQ 58 NE 13/16 17.4.72.
Circa 1775. Two storeys, red brick. Front to road is 5 windows wide. Ground
floor altered with later porch; 4 blind windows and one sash in upper floor
with cill-course and raised band-course between storeys, cornice and parapet.
In the centre of the parapet is a small rectangular turret with circular black
clock face with gilt figures. The clock is signed and dated 'Edward Tutet.
London.1774.' Above is an octagonal open pillared cupola with ogee dome.
The turret is probably of earlier date than the stables and brought from Woolwich
Arsenal; the weather vane dated 1700 is stored inside building. East side
has 2 projecting 2 storey wings, 1-3-1 windows assymetrical. West side has
pedimented centre, 1-3-1 windows. The building was formerly the stable block
to New Place, the seat of the Esdaile family which has been demolished.
Listing NGR: TQ5642486602
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Source: English Heritage
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