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East Sussex, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex
IHBC South-East Branch invites you to:
Site Visit and Tour of St John's Catholic Seminary,
Cranleigh Road, Wonersh GU5 0QX
Friday 3rd Nov 2023 and Saturday 11th Nov 2023: 10.30 - 14.00
Prices: Members £10, and Non-Members £15.
Bookings can be made via Eventbrite: Friday 3rd November or Saturday 11th November.
IHBC South-East Branch Site Visit to St Johns Seminary, Wonersh for a presentation on the history of the seminary and a tour of the building.
IHBC South-East Branch Site Visit to St Johns Seminary, Wonersh for a presentation on the history of the seminary, a tour of the building and short film about the proposals for conversion of the building to residential use. Two dates are available on Friday 3rd November and Saturday 11 November from 10.30am to 1pm.
This is an unique opportunity to visit the St John's Seminary that was established in 1891 as the diocesan seminary for the then Diocese of Southwark. Listed Grade II, the original building was designed by Frederick Arthur Walters and built largely of red brick in the Dutch/Jacobean style. The building incorporates a striking feature comprising an ambulacrum, ‘a place for walking’ 210 feet long and 19 feet wide, which runs the full length of the main building on the ground floor.
The day will include refreshments and sandwiches.
|10:30 - 11:00am||Registration and refreshments off The Ambulacrum into the Staff Dining Room|
|11:00 - 11:45am||General presentation of History of St John's - Jo Saady, Ecotecture|
|11:45 - 12:30pm||Tour of the seminary building|
|12:30 - 12:50pm||Film on the Proposals (20mins) (Chapel)|
|12:50 - 1:00pm||View of exhibition stands (Recreation Room)|
|1:00 - 2:00pm||Sandwiches and refreshments in dining hall|
CPD Certificates will be available on request