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Library at St John's School

A Grade II Listed Building in Mole Valley, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2971 / 51°17'49"N

Longitude: -0.3227 / 0°19'21"W

OS Eastings: 517038

OS Northings: 156663

OS Grid: TQ170566

Mapcode National: GBR 7J.1BG

Mapcode Global: VHGRV.CN8J

Entry Name: Library at St John's School

Listing Date: 4 December 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290530

Location: Mole Valley, Surrey, KT22

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Town: Mole Valley

District Council Ward: Leatherhead South

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Leatherhead

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

LEATHERHEAD EPSOM ROAD
TQ/15/NE (north side)
3/133

4.12.80 Library at St John's School

GV II

School chapel, now library. Dated 1876 at west end; altered internally. Flint with
sandstone dressings, red tile roof. Nave with apsidal chancel, south porch and
south vestry. Gothic style. The 5-bay nave has a plinth, buttresses and 2-centred
arched openings with hoodmoulds; on the south side the 1st bay has a gabled
porch with outer doorway moulded in 2 orders, the 5th bay has a gabled vestry
with stone pinnacles flanking the gable, which contains a geometrical rose
window, and the other bays have 2-light windows with plate tracery; the north
side has a doorway to the 1st bay and similar windows in the other bays. The
west gable wall has a large 4-light west window with bar tracery, a small
quatrefoil near the apex, and a stone plaque mounted over the centre of the
plinth, inscribed:
IN NO MINE DOMINI
HVNC LAPIDEM POSVIT
EDVARDVS HAROLDVS
EPISCOP WINTON
MDCCCLXXVI
At the east end, the chancel has three similar 2-light windows but with central
shafts which have stiff-leaf capitals. Interior: wallshafts to a roof structure
which is now concealed by an inserted ceiling; otherwise, not of special interest.


Listing NGR: TQ1703856663

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