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Sennowe Hall Clock Tower, Stibbard

Description: Sennowe Hall Clock Tower

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 223992

OS Grid Reference: TF9805325636
OS Grid Coordinates: 598053, 325636
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7919, 0.9359

Location: Main Dr, Guist, Norfolk NR20 5PB

Locality: Stibbard
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 5PB

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Listing Text


Sennowe Hall Clock

G.V. II*

Free standing Italianate Campanile clock tower and water tower, to west
of Sennowe Hall. George Skipper architect 1905-1907. 5 storeys, brick
with stone dressings, copper roof. Rectangular on plan, ground floor plinth
of stone, 3 floors of brick to tower, stone cornice with floor and tempietto
above. Ground floor massive battered and rusticated plinth with quoins,
north and south doors with rusticated surrounds. At first floor level
2 course of rusticated stone. 2 smooth courses forming string course,
brick then smooth corner stones with connecting string course connecting
one window on each face with stone balustrade balconies, architrave with
3 uncut key-stones and segmental pediments on console brackets. One rectangular
stone dressed window to each of 3 floors above. 4th floor behind stone
Doric entablature, frieze and cornice, with windows let in between the
triglyphs with flat modillions and projecting cornice. 8 sided stone belfry
tempietto with drafted stone piers and arches, modillions and octagonal
copper roof brought to a point with ball and weather vane. 4 stone obelisks
with roundel finials at corners on cornice. Designed to group with house
and stable court to south and east.

Listing NGR: TF9805325636

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Source: English Heritage

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