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Description: Clock House
Date Listed: 10 April 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 290676
OS Grid Reference: TQ2039460126
OS Grid Coordinates: 520394, 160126
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3275, -0.2734
861/30/40B DORKING ROAD
10-APR-54 Clock House
House. Early C19, built by Sir James Alexander, but on the site of an earlier house and possibly with earlier core. Stuccoed with slate roof and two tall stuccoed chimneystacks. Three storeys and attics in central pediment: 6 windows. Paired bracket eaves cornice. Central two bays project slightly. Attic has 12-pane sash with horns. Second floor has 9-pane sashes. First floor has 12-pane sashes with moulded architraves and patterned blind boxes. Ground floor has tall 12-pane sashes. Central Doric tetrastyle porch with cast iron lantern and C20 double doors. Left side has giant arch with C20 window at the top and late C18 doorcase with swag frieze with cherubs above half columns.
[Illustrated as 'The Elms, Epsom in Stanley C Ramsay's "Smaller houses of the Late Georgian Period". ]
Listing NGR: TQ2039560125
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Source: English Heritage
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