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St John's College Second Part

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7717 / 54°46'18"N

Longitude: -1.5759 / 1°34'33"W

OS Eastings: 427383

OS Northings: 541951

OS Grid: NZ273419

Mapcode National: GBR KFF8.M7

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.RBS7

Entry Name: St John's College Second Part

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110479

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE SOUTH BAILEY
NZ 2741 NW (East side)

16/422 No. 4
6/5/52 (St. John's College)
Second part

GV II*

House, now college. C17; c.1760 alterations. Bowes family house from C17;
alterations by Earl of Strathmore. Sandstone rubble with ashlar plinth
and irregular large quoins and ashlar dressings; roof not visible. 2 storeys,
3 bays. 3 ground-floor sashes, and 2 on first floor, all with glazing bars,
fine on first floor, have flat stone lintels and sloping stone flag sills.
Narrow blocked opening at left on first floor.

Interior: first floor salon has door and window woodwork richly carved,
including overdoor with bolection frieze, carved dado rail and skirting board.
Coved ceiling has early rococo plasterwork with centre and enriched border.
White marble chimney piece with free-standing reeded columns.


Listing NGR: NZ2738341951

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