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St Johns Hospital and Attached Front Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2125 / 53°12'45"N

Longitude: -1.6771 / 1°40'37"W

OS Eastings: 421662

OS Northings: 368434

OS Grid: SK216684

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.NTB

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.6JN1

Entry Name: St Johns Hospital and Attached Front Wall

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468208

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Built-Up Area: Bakewell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


831-1/4/170 (North side)
13/03/51 St John's Hospital and attached
front wall


6 almshouses and attached front wall. Central plaque reads
'The Hospital of St John Founded 1602' but built 1709,
restored C20. Coursed limestone with ashlar sandstone
dressings, stone slate roof.
EXTERIOR: one storey and attic, 6-window range. Symmetrical
composition of 3 pairs, each with pedimented gable over
windows in rhythm 2:2:2. Chamfered plinth; large quoins;
chamfered, quoined door surrounds with deep lintels and
reproduction studded Gothic panelled doors.
Chamfered 2-light mullioned windows with iron casements and
diamond-pane leaded lights. The doorways are paired beneath
centre of each gable and are flanked by windows under a
continuous dripmould. Ashlar stack on ridge behind each gable.
Pedimented gable on left return; right end adjoins The Old
Town Hall, King Street (qv).
The right end almshouse door has no number the remainder are
Nos 1-5 (consec) numbered from the right.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Attached front wall with chamfered copings and round-headed
gatepiers at central opening.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1986-: 75).

Listing NGR: SK2166268434

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