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The Clock House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Margarets, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7835 / 51°47'0"N

Longitude: 0.0008 / 0°0'2"E

OS Eastings: 538109

OS Northings: 211316

OS Grid: TL381113

Mapcode National: GBR KC1.10S

Mapcode Global: VHGPP.YFSN

Plus Code: 9F32Q2M2+98

Entry Name: The Clock House

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341897

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355977

Location: Stanstead St. Margarets, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanstead St Margarets

Built-Up Area: St Margarets

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Amwell with St Margaret's

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description

TL 3811 STANSTEAD HODDESDON ROAD
ST MARGARETS (west side)
St Margarets village
13/33 The Clock House

24.1.67

GV II

House, formerly a stable block. C18 altered late C19 for
Septimus Croft. Red brick in Flemish bond. Stucco bands. Tiled
roofs, slated on E slope. A 2-storeys, 3-windows rectagular
building facing W. 3-part plan with projecting centre rising to
a squareturret and cupola, flanked by hipped roofed wings. 3
parallel roofs with slated hipped ends on E. Central panelled
door with flat hood on brackets set in a glazed semi-circular
arch. Similar heads to large window on each side with radial
glazing bars and casements. Crown firemark at centre. Stucco
band at springing level. Brick band at floor level. On 1st
floor small central window mullioned and transomed with Gothic
tracery. 4-light windows each side. Stucco capped parapet of
central turret rises above the wings with an octagonal drum
above. Circular window on cardinal faces. Above a cornice a
domed open cupola with closed balustrade, round headed arches
with 'key stones', and a gilded weather vane. The house to which
the stable block belonged is said to have been burnt down in the
late C18. (Pevsner (1977) 344). Rainwaterhead dated 1705 is
said to come from Sherides in Hoddesdon.


Listing NGR: TL3810911316

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