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The College of Ripon and York St John Main Building, Ripon

Description: The College of Ripon and York St John Main Building

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 January 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 330253

OS Grid Reference: SE3094171820
OS Grid Coordinates: 430941, 471820
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1413, -1.5279

Location: Wilkinson Court, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 2AB

Locality: Ripon
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 2AB

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Listing Text

The following item shall be added;

(north east side)
The College of Ripon
and York St John:
Main Building


College. 1862. Designed by G T Andrews. Red brick with ashlar dressings and
hipped slate roofs with overhanging eaves. Moulded plinth, first floor cill band,
and second floor cill and lintel bands. Central 3 storey, 7 bay block flanked by
2 storey single bay pavilions. Central block, has central doorway, reached up
3 steps, with segment headed ashlar surround with raised keystone and segmental
pediment. Either side are 3 paired, segment headed sashes with slightly projecting,
pilaster surrounds with flat hoods. Above 7 smaller paired, segment headed sashes,
with flat hooded ashlar surrounds. Above 14 smaller sashes with raised ashlar
surrounds, with above each a small ashlar circle. Either side, 2 storey, single bay
links with a segment headed sash in ashlar surround with flat hood, and above a
similar sash in plain ashlar surround with flat hood. Beyond single storey
pavilions, with pyramidal slate roofs, with pairs of segment headed sashes in
slightly projecting pilaster surrounds with flat hoods and above single similar
sashes with ashlar surrounds and bracketted hoods.

Listing NGR: SE3094171820

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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