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St John's College, Durham

Description: St John's College

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110476

OS Grid Reference: NZ2741341980
OS Grid Coordinates: 427413, 541980
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7720, -1.5754

Location: S Bailey, Durham DH1 3RJ

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3RJ

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Listing Text

NZ 2741 NW (East side)

16/419 No. 2
6/5/52 (St. John's College)


House, now college. C17 with C18 front. Painted incised stucco. Welsh slate
roof with renewed brick chimneys. 3 storeys, one bay. 6-panel door and
patterned overlight at left in wood architrave under bracketed hood. Central
16-pane sash window and small plain square window at right on ground floor;
16-pane sashes above, all in plain reveals. 2 end chimneys. Boot-scraper
recess beside door. Interior reported to have 2 staircases of c.1670; both
closed-string with square newels; the front a well stair with flat handrail,
the rear one flight only with high roll handrail.

Source: F.F. Johnson, Historic Durham Staircases, Durham 1970.

Listing NGR: NZ2741341980

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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