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St John's Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Axbridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2868 / 51°17'12"N

Longitude: -2.8206 / 2°49'14"W

OS Eastings: 342871

OS Northings: 154502

OS Grid: ST428545

Mapcode National: GBR JF.Z17N

Mapcode Global: VH7CV.2X7F

Entry Name: St John's Court

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268731

Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Axbridge

Built-Up Area: Axbridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST4254 AXBRIDGE WEST STREET (south side)

11/75 St. John's Court

- II

Workhouse, now flats. Early-mid C19, by S T Welch. Ashlar, slate roof some bitumenised. Gothic Revival and
Tudoresque; T plan. Two storeys, 1:5:1:1:1:5:1 bays, those to each side in projecting gabled wings with copings,
centre 3 bays also project in an elaborate 3 storey block housing the entranc; predominantly casements of 2 lights
under stopped labels, some window openings blocked, some with C20 metal casements; some altered to form door openings.
Projecting wing to left with window openings under 4-centred heads, wing to right with C20 casements. Centre block
under an elaborate gable with a canted bay; 2 and 4-light mullioned and transomed windows under 4-centred heads with
simple Y tracery; buttresses to each side with offsets. Central door opening in a 4-centred stone surround with a
lancet to each side, the whole under a stopped label on 5 brackets, above a triangular pediment, double panelled doors.
(Building undergoing considerable alterations at time of resurvey, December 1983).

Listing NGR: ST4287154502

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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