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Latitude: 53.2125 / 53°12'45"N
Longitude: -1.6771 / 1°40'37"W
OS Eastings: 421662
OS Northings: 368434
OS Grid: SK216684
Mapcode National: GBR 57S.NTB
Mapcode Global: WHCD7.6JN1
Entry Name: St Johns Hospital and Attached Front Wall
Listing Date: 13 March 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1316500
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468208
Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Bakewell
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK2168 SOUTH CHURCH STREET
831-1/4/170 (North side)
13/03/51 St John's Hospital and attached
6 almshouses and attached front wall. Central plaque reads
'The Hospital of St John Founded 1602' but built 1709,
restored C20. Coursed limestone with ashlar sandstone
dressings, stone slate roof.
EXTERIOR: one storey and attic, 6-window range. Symmetrical
composition of 3 pairs, each with pedimented gable over
windows in rhythm 2:2:2. Chamfered plinth; large quoins;
chamfered, quoined door surrounds with deep lintels and
reproduction studded Gothic panelled doors.
Chamfered 2-light mullioned windows with iron casements and
diamond-pane leaded lights. The doorways are paired beneath
centre of each gable and are flanked by windows under a
continuous dripmould. Ashlar stack on ridge behind each gable.
Pedimented gable on left return; right end adjoins The Old
Town Hall, King Street (qv).
The right end almshouse door has no number the remainder are
Nos 1-5 (consec) numbered from the right.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Attached front wall with chamfered copings and round-headed
gatepiers at central opening.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1986-: 75).
Listing NGR: SK2166268434
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