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The Clock Pavilion

A Grade I Listed Building in Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8405 / 51°50'25"N

Longitude: -1.0061 / 1°0'22"W

OS Eastings: 468568

OS Northings: 216229

OS Grid: SP685162

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZM.JG6

Mapcode Global: VHDTV.HZYZ

Entry Name: The Clock Pavilion

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 26 February 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 413406

Location: Wotton Underwood, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Wotton Underwood

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wotton Underwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


3/161 The Clock Pavilion (formerly
listed under Wotton House)



House, formerly pavilion for Wotton House. 1704-14. Red brick, ashlar
plinth and quoins, moulded wooden eaves cornice with modillions.
Hipped old tile roof, 2 rectangular brick chimneys with moulded
stone caps, central wooden clock turret. L-plan. S. and E. fronts
are treated as one tall storey with attic, remainder as 2 storeys with
attic. Symmetrical S. front of 5 bays has blind panels to plinth
with segmental heads and keyblocks, and tall leaded windows with
double transoms, raised ashlar surrounds and moulded stone panels
above. 3 dormers with paired leaded casements and moulded pediments,
triangular flanking segmental. Main cornice is broken forwards in
centre bay over square stone panel with raised surround and carved
side scrolls. Double panelled doors below in stone surround with
Doric pilasters, triglyph frieze and cornice. Wooden turret has
square base with clock faces, hexagonal arcaded bellcote and ogee
lead roof. E. front of pavilion is similar but without door. Other
fronts have leaded cross casements. Interior: large full-height
kitchen with coved ceiling, panelled clock-case and shutters, and
row of 3 segmental ashlar arches over wide fireplace and flanking
doors. Smaller room to ground floor left with re-used early C17
moulded panelling, and carved panel overmantel above segmental stone
fireplace arch. Staircase with moulded handrail and string, and
turned balusters.
This building matches the South Pavilion opposite and forms an
important part of the imposing composition of Wotton House.

Listing NGR: SP6854116191

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

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