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St John's College, New Court

A Grade I Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2088 / 52°12'31"N

Longitude: 0.115 / 0°6'54"E

OS Eastings: 544614

OS Northings: 258837

OS Grid: TL446588

Mapcode National: GBR L78.KX0

Mapcode Global: VHHK2.YR53

Plus Code: 9F426458+G2

Entry Name: St John's College, New Court

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47241

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3

County: Cambridgeshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Description

ST JOHN'S COLLEGE
1.
942
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New Court
TL 4458 NE 3/285 26.4.50
I
2.
1826-1831. T Rickman and Hutchinson, architects.
A three-sided court of tall Gothic Revival buildings, closed on the fourth
side by an open cloister and gateway. The structure is conceived in the
highly romantic manner of the time. White brick, faced in stone with slate
roofs. Four storey blocks, battlemented and pinnacled. The Gatehall has
a fan vault with a large octangonal pendant. The cloister-walk is of seven
bays on either side of the gatehouse. The interior retains many of its
original features including ribbed plaster ceilings of Gothic Type. (RCHM.)


Listing NGR: TL4461458836

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