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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.


List entry Number: 1149902



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Knaresborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Dec-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 330770

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SE 3457 KNARESBOROUGH CHURCH LANE (west side) 6/102 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group Report' in Report Number 39, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SE 34714 57363


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