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St John's College, Horsham

Description: St John's College

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 September 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 299213

OS Grid Reference: TQ1951829649
OS Grid Coordinates: 519518, 129649
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0538, -0.2961

Location: Copperfields Manor, Horsham RH13 6PL

Locality: Horsham
Local Authority: Horsham District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH13 6PL

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Listing Text

5404 St John's College
(formerly listed as
TQ 12 NE 12/306 22.9.59.


The oldest portion of the building is the back part of the former service
wing. This is C17, Stone and red brick. The main building is a Tudor Gothic
mansion built by Maria, Marchioness of Northampton in 1833-5. Architect
P F Robinson. Two storeys. Five windows. Faced with Roman cement. Horsham
slab roof. Two bays of 6-lights on both floors with gables over surmounted
by finials. Parapet between containing Gothic lettering. Casement windows
of 2 or 3-lights with dripstones over. Square bay of five-lights on ground
floor with pierced parapet. Ground floor addition of library with slate roof
at west end. Service wing set back at east end with a gable in cottage Gothic
style with cusped bargeboards. On the entrance front there is a 3-storeyed
tower over the doorway with an empty niche on first floor and gable with small
oriel to east of this. Good example of a Tudor Gothic mansion.

Listing NGR: TQ1951829649

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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