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ST CLARE'S BUILDING AT ST JOHN OF GOD HOSPITAL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ST CLARE'S BUILDING AT ST JOHN OF GOD HOSPITAL

List entry Number: 1131464

Location

ST CLARE'S BUILDING AT ST JOHN OF GOD HOSPITAL, HOSPITAL ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Scorton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322389

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SCORTON HOSPITAL ROAD NZ 20 SE (south side) 7/76 St Clare's Building at St John of God Hospital

GV II

Convent. c1845 or earlier. For the Religious Order of Poor Clare's. Brick with ashlar openings, Welsh slate roof. Irregular L-shaped plan, the ranges set back from each other and with narrow bay in the angle so formed. Jacobethan style. 2 storeys and attics, 3 uneven bays to both main ranges. West elevation: windows of chamfered-mullion type with pointed-arched lights; in first bay, on ground floor, 3-light mullion-and-transom window; on first floor, 3-light Tudor-arched window with intersecting tracery. In second and third bays, single-light and 2-light windows respectively. Gables above first and second bays, with pointed-arched niche containing statue of St Clare, and gable cross. Shaped ashlar kneelers, raised verges with ashlar coping. Entry in left (north) return of this range: board door in Tudor-arched doorway. South elevation of northern range: on ground floor, mullion-and-transom windows of 3 , 5 and 3 lights; on first floor, mullion windows of 2 , 3 and 2 lights. 3 later dormers in roof. The Poor Clare's lived in a mansion on the site now occupied by the St John of God Hospital (built 1912), and very unusually ran a school for Roman Catholic girls, perhaps in this building, before moving to Darlington c1850. Taken over by the Order of St John of God in 1880. VCH i, p 303.

Listing NGR: NZ2524200247

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 303

National Grid Reference: NZ 25242 00247

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