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The Clock House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XGCQ5+FG

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, Buckinghamshire, SL2

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Stoke Poges

Built-Up Area: Stoke Poges

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stoke Poges

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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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

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