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St John's College

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.772 / 54°46'19"N

Longitude: -1.5754 / 1°34'31"W

OS Eastings: 427413

OS Northings: 541980

OS Grid: NZ274419

Mapcode National: GBR KFF8.Q5

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.SB01

Plus Code: 9C6WQCCF+QR

Entry Name: St John's College

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110476

ID on this website: 101121370

Location: Durham, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

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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NZ 2741 NW (East side)

16/419 No. 2
6/5/52 (St. John's College)


House, now college. C17 with C18 front. Painted incised stucco. Welsh slate
roof with renewed brick chimneys. 3 storeys, one bay. 6-panel door and
patterned overlight at left in wood architrave under bracketed hood. Central
16-pane sash window and small plain square window at right on ground floor;
16-pane sashes above, all in plain reveals. 2 end chimneys. Boot-scraper
recess beside door. Interior reported to have 2 staircases of c.1670; both
closed-string with square newels; the front a well stair with flat handrail,
the rear one flight only with high roll handrail.

Source: F.F. Johnson, Historic Durham Staircases, Durham 1970.

Listing NGR: NZ2741341980

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