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St John's College

A Grade II* Listed Building in Horsham, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0538 / 51°3'13"N

Longitude: -0.2961 / 0°17'46"W

OS Eastings: 519518

OS Northings: 129649

OS Grid: TQ195296

Mapcode National: GBR HJP.XLK

Mapcode Global: FRA B68B.GGT

Entry Name: St John's College

Listing Date: 22 September 1959

Last Amended: 28 November 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 299213

Location: Horsham, West Sussex, RH13

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Town: Horsham

Electoral Ward/Division: Forest

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Horsham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

HORSHAM RURAL BRIGHTON ROAD
1.
5404 St John's College
(formerly listed as
Coolhurst)
TQ 12 NE 12/306 22.9.59.

II*


2.
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

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