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MOUNT ST JOHN

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The present Mount St John is on the site of the preceptory of the Knights Hospitallers, probably founded in 1148 by William Percy II and not during the reign of Henry I (1100-1135) as suggested by VCH. Dissolved 1540. The present building of Mount St John was erected 1720, greatly extended in the 19th century. Sandstone ashlar, later work in brick to rear. Hipped Welsh slate roof, tall stacks. Two storeys with later section partly 3 storeys. There are no remains of the preceptory

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