Description: St John's House (The Original Eighteenth Century House Only)
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216730
OS Grid Reference: SP1136987652
OS Grid Coordinates: 411369, 287652
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4867, -1.8340
ALUM ROCK ROAD
(St John's House)
(the original C18
SP 18 NW 8/1
Mid C18 house of red brick on an L plan. Two storeys with a 3 bay front to
road. Plat band and toothed brick eaves to gable end old tile roof. Broad
windows with segmental gauged brick arches, most with late C19 tripartite
casements first floor right hand window lengthened early C19 with marginal
glazed casement. Another similar window in east gable end. The wing on this
side has 2 windows and a gabled dormer. The entrance is also on this side
with a doorway of engaged Tuscan columns with sections of entablature supporting
the pediment over the semi-circular fanlight. To the west gable end of the
main block is a 2 storey brick bow with an ogee arched gothic glazed window
on the first floor and a revealed glazing bar sash window to the ground floor.
Large C20 neo Georgian additions and chapel excluded from listing.
Listing NGR: SP1136987652
Source: English Heritage
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