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St Johns House

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0111 / 54°0'40"N

Longitude: -1.4718 / 1°28'18"W

OS Eastings: 434714

OS Northings: 457363

OS Grid: SE347573

Mapcode National: GBR LQ51.5W

Mapcode Global: WHD9L.CFDV

Entry Name: St Johns House

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Last Amended: 12 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330770

Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Knaresborough

Built-Up Area: Knaresborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Knaresborough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(west side)
No 2 (St John's House)
5.2.52 (formerly listed as
No 2 St John's Cottage)


House. C16 with later alterations. Timber frame and stone, pantile roof.
2 storeys, 3 bays, with aisle along west side. Ground floor cased in grit stone,
upper floor is timber framed, with large curved braces and close studding. 6-
panel door with gabled hood between bays 3 and 4, flanked by 3-light C20 windows.
Bay 1 has 2 large C20 windows with small panes, one in former door position.
First floor: 2 windows of 2 lights and 1 window of 3 lights; slightly projecting
frames, all renewed mid C20. End stacks and stack between bays 2 and 3, all
rendered. Rear: rendered walls, C20 door and windows. Aisle roof of pantiles
with lowest courses of stone slate. Left return: rendered and lined. C20
window first floor, right; small attic window above. Right return: side-sliding
sash with glazing bars to ground and first floors. Timber framing visible at
first floor and gable. Large stone external stack, rendered. Interior: beams
and joists survive. Large stone fireplace between bays 1 and 2 with monolithic
mantle block. Stairs, probably repositioned, at rear of house, have fine turned
balusters of C17 type. Upper rooms ceiled over at collar height. North
Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report Number 39 (1970).

Listing NGR: SE3471357359

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