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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
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
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE SOUTH BAILEY
NZ 2741 NW (East side)
16/422 No. 4
6/5/52 (St. John's College)
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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