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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

List entry Number: 1161313

Location

ST JOHN'S COLLEGE, 3, SOUTH BAILEY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110477

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History

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Details

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

16/420 No. 3 6/5/52 (St. John's College)

GV II*

House, now college. Early C18. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible; brick chimneys. Basement and 3 storeys, 7 bays, the central 3 projecting. 6 steps and terrace to central renewed double door under large hood on carved brackets. Channelled rustication throughout; keyed voussoirs over sash windows with glazing bars. Cyma-moulded coping on basement plinth; prominent second-floor cornice; parapet with roll moulding below flat top. Hipped roof. Spear-headed area railings and plain handrails.

Interior: panelled hall with high-quality open-string stair which has ramped grip handrail on slender Doric balusters with bud plinths, and fluted Corinthian newels; delicately-carved tread ends; one curved flight and wide upper gallery. 6-panelled doors in architraves with deep reveals. Ceiling has dentilled cornice and central leaf rosette with encircling oak leaves. Originally the town house of the Eden family.

Listing NGR: NZ2741841990

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27401 41964

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