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
|Architect/Designer||Denman, John Leopold (1882-1975)|
|Artist/Photographer||Tella Co. Ltd.|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Construction 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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