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St Johns House, Knaresborough

Description: St Johns House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 330770

OS Grid Reference: SE3471457363
OS Grid Coordinates: 434714, 457363
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0111, -1.4718

Location: 2 Church Lane, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 9AR

Locality: Knaresborough
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG5 9AR

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Listing Text

(west side)
No 2 (St John's House)
5.2.52 (formerly listed as
No 2 St John's Cottage)


House. C16 with later alterations. Timber frame and stone, pantile roof.
2 storeys, 3 bays, with aisle along west side. Ground floor cased in grit stone,
upper floor is timber framed, with large curved braces and close studding. 6-
panel door with gabled hood between bays 3 and 4, flanked by 3-light C20 windows.
Bay 1 has 2 large C20 windows with small panes, one in former door position.
First floor: 2 windows of 2 lights and 1 window of 3 lights; slightly projecting
frames, all renewed mid C20. End stacks and stack between bays 2 and 3, all
rendered. Rear: rendered walls, C20 door and windows. Aisle roof of pantiles
with lowest courses of stone slate. Left return: rendered and lined. C20
window first floor, right; small attic window above. Right return: side-sliding
sash with glazing bars to ground and first floors. Timber framing visible at
first floor and gable. Large stone external stack, rendered. Interior: beams
and joists survive. Large stone fireplace between bays 1 and 2 with monolithic
mantle block. Stairs, probably repositioned, at rear of house, have fine turned
balusters of C17 type. Upper rooms ceiled over at collar height. North
Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report Number 39 (1970).

Listing NGR: SE3471357359

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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