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Watts lived in Foscombe House in Gloucestershire during the 1970s when the Stones were at the height of their popularity. Moving there in 1976, he had the coach house converted into a studio where he could play his music in peace, away from prying eyes.

Lots from the home, include clocks and works of art, are part of Chorley’s country house sale on July 24-25.

Among the top lots from the Grade II* listed home is a pair of 19th century ormolu and bronze three-branch three-light candelabra, purchased at the sale of the contents of Mentmore Towers in April 1977, which are now offered for £12,000-15,000.

A George III bracket clock by John Ellicott in a burr walnut case is on offer with an estimate of £10,000-15,000. The eight-day hour repeat clock features a brass arched dial with gilt metal rococo spandrels, silvered metal chapter rings and calendar aperture. There is also a large, gilt brass, quarter-striking carriage clock by Charles Frodsham, which is estimated at £6000-8000.

The Victorian Gothic house was built in 1866-68 by Thomas Fulljames, who designed it as his retirement home. The current owners bought it in 1983.

Originally trained as a graphic designer, Watts is said to have sketched every hotel room he ever stayed at while on tour. He has been noted as a collector of jazz records and was spotted at the Irish Antiques Dealers Fair in Dublin in the early 1990s.