History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Clock House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5387 / 51°32'19"N

Longitude: -0.5912 / 0°35'28"W

OS Eastings: 497801

OS Northings: 183135

OS Grid: SU978831

Mapcode National: GBR F7V.FCH

Mapcode Global: VHFT2.PLTB

Entry Name: The Clock House

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44214

Location: Stoke Poges, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL2

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Civil Parish: Stoke Poges

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stoke Poges

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

Find accommodation in
Farnham Royal

Listing Text

SU 98 SE STOKE POGES PARK ROAD

8/615 The Clock House
-

- II

Built 1765 for Thomas Penn of Stoke Park with a chapel on the left and an
adjoining L-shaped building on the right an almshouse for 3 men and 3 women.
Red brick; old tile roof. From left to right. First, the single-storeyed
and gabled former chapel. Pointed Gothick window with Y-tracery and leaded
lights. Then, the Master's House, that is, the vicarage that was replaced
in 1802 by James Wyatt's (see item 13/613), since the vicar of Stoke Poges
was also master of the almshouses. Two storeys; 5 bays. Ground floor with
central arched entrance. All windows segment-headed sashes with glazing
bars, those of the 1st floor smaller than those of the ground floor. Then
the former almshouses proper, a 5-bay block with French window on the left
and segment-headed casement windows, a 2-storeyed clock-tower with wooden
cupola astride the gable and another 2-storeyed single bay with segment-headed
casement windows. Walled gardens back and front. Square brick piers surmounted
by balls and wrought iron gates.


Listing NGR: SU9780183135

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.