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Royal Masonic Institution for Girls, Senior School, Rickmansworth: detail of the clock tower under construction on 19th May 1932 with the carvings of the four winds on each of the corners

RIBA Ref No RIBA24923
Architect/DesignerDenman, John Leopold (1882-1975)
Artist/PhotographerTella Co. Ltd.
CountryUK: England
CityRickmansworth
Subject Date1934
Image Date1932
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference41190/3
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectConstruction sites ; Decorative stonework ; Clock towers ; Schools ; Brickwork ; Scaffolding
NOTES: This purpose-built school was erected on the site of Rickmansworth Park house, which was demolished in 1926. The design for the new boarding and day school was put out to tender in an architectural competition. It was won by J L Denman, a Freemason himself, whose design incorporated Masonic symbolism, most noticeably in the semi-circle of eight houses, each of which having an H formation.
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