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Hospital of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Heytesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1828 / 51°10'58"N

Longitude: -2.1051 / 2°6'18"W

OS Eastings: 392752

OS Northings: 142622

OS Grid: ST927426

Mapcode National: GBR 2WT.W19

Mapcode Global: VH97Q.GJHM

Plus Code: 9C3V5VMV+4X

Entry Name: Hospital of St John

Listing Date: 19 September 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313275

Location: Heytesbury, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Heytesbury

Built-Up Area: Heytesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Heytesbury with Tytherington and Knook St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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ST 92 SW
(north side)
9/54 Hospital of St. John


Almshouses. Rebuilt 1769. Flemish bond brick with stone
dressings, tiled hipped roof, brick stack. 'U'-plan around three
sides of courtyard. Two storey, 5-windowed; sashes. Centre bay
breaks forward with chamfered rusticated quoins and pediment with
arms of Hungerford family; door with 6 fielded panels in moulded
stone architrave, two 12-pane sashes in beaded architraves either
side. Plat band to first floor; five 9-pane sashes in moulded
architraves, moulded stone eaves cornice. Octagonal wooden cupola
over pediment has gilded clockface and arched openings, lead domed
roof. Wings facing courtyard each have door with 6 fielded panels
in moulded architrave with flat stone hood on brackets, two sashes
and one blind sash, plat band and three 9-pane sashes and one blind
to first floor, same eaves cornice, chamfered rusticated quoins.
Front gables have 12-pane sash to ground and 9-pane sash to first
floor. Left return of west wing has tripartite sashes to ground
floor and 6-pane sashes to first. Right return of east wing has
central half-glazed door in stone architrave with C20 hood, three
sashes either side, first floor has plat band and 7 sashes, three
C20 hipped dormers to roof. Rear has sashes as to front and C20
flat-roofed extension.
Interior altered C20. Endowed by Margaret, Lady Hungerford c1472,
rebuilt following fire of c1765.

Listing NGR: ST9275242622

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