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Description: Clock House
Date Listed: 20 November 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 291598
OS Grid Reference: SU8797245389
OS Grid Coordinates: 487972, 145389
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2010, -0.7422
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SU 84NE TILFORD C.P. CROOKSBURY ROAD
1/89 Clock House and
20/11/69 Crooksbury House
Former stable block, now cottages. 1890, rebuilt 1901 in "Wrenaissance" style by
Sir Edwin Lutyens. Red brick below with hipped and gableted plain tiled roofs.
Wooden cupola to centre over elliptically arched throughway. Single storey on brick
plinths with deep eaves and projecting wings to ends. Multiple stack to apex of
left hand roof, front stack to left side of right hand roof, end stack to right.
Central cupola with open domed upper stage over rusticated plinth with a clockface
under "eyebrow" mouldings to each face. Rebate mouldings to angles and festoon
carving on entrance face. Egg shaped leaded casements below flank the keystoned,
gauged brick arch on panelled stone piers. One dormer to each end wing, gabled to
right, hipped to left, with two leaded casements on each wing below. Planked door
to centre right in arched porch recess and flanking margin light. Further door to
left hand wall of through-way. Garage wing to rear of "Clock House" with hipped
roof, central hipped double doors and flanking stable doors under 3-light hipped
dormers which links to single storey range across rear of stable courtyard.
Central splay-sided pavilion under conical roof with central stack. C2O brick
infilling in openings either side. One gabled dormer to either side with C20
fenestration below. Central glazed door in panelled and shouldered surround with
brackets and keystone block supporting leaded eyebrow head dormer above.
Listing NGR: SU8797245389
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Source: English Heritage
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