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Description: St John's College Second Part
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110479
OS Grid Reference: NZ2738341951
OS Grid Coordinates: 427383, 541951
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7717, -1.5759
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE SOUTH BAILEY
NZ 2741 NW (East side)
16/422 No. 4
6/5/52 (St. John's College)
House, now college. C17; c.1760 alterations. Bowes family house from C17;
alterations by Earl of Strathmore. Sandstone rubble with ashlar plinth
and irregular large quoins and ashlar dressings; roof not visible. 2 storeys,
3 bays. 3 ground-floor sashes, and 2 on first floor, all with glazing bars,
fine on first floor, have flat stone lintels and sloping stone flag sills.
Narrow blocked opening at left on first floor.
Interior: first floor salon has door and window woodwork richly carved,
including overdoor with bolection frieze, carved dado rail and skirting board.
Coved ceiling has early rococo plasterwork with centre and enriched border.
White marble chimney piece with free-standing reeded columns.
Listing NGR: NZ2738341951
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Source: English Heritage
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