HOSPITAL OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1284088
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1968
Statutory Address:
HOSPITAL OF ST JOHN, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOSPITAL OF ST JOHN, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Heytesbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 92752 42622

Details

HEYTESBURY HIGH STREET ST 92 SW (north side) 9/54 Hospital of St. John 19.9.68

GV II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
313275
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02751/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Antony Barrington-Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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