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Remains of Priory Church and the Chapter Block, Repton School

A Grade I Listed Building in Repton, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8413 / 52°50'28"N

Longitude: -1.5504 / 1°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 430378

OS Northings: 327186

OS Grid: SK303271

Mapcode National: GBR 5DD.YMT

Mapcode Global: WHCG1.4VY4

Entry Name: Remains of Priory Church and the Chapter Block, Repton School

Location: Repton, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Parish: Repton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Listing Date: 19 January 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82775

Source ID: 1096512

Listing Text

PARISH OF REPTON WILLINGTON ROAD
SK 30/3127
SK 30/3126
6/92 (North Side)
19.1.67 Remains of Priory Church
and the Chapter Block
Repton School
GV I

Remains, mostly just the footings of Repton Priory Church,
cloisters and adjoining buildings, and the chapter classroom
block. C13 and c1886. Sandstone rubble and ashlar, chapter
block of coursed squared rock-faced sandstone, plain tile roof
with stone coped gables with moulded kneelers and finials.
Running along the north side of Pears School are footings of the
north aisle wall of the priory church. Narrow chamfered pointed
arch, remains of the pulpitum at the west end of the choir. To
the east of Pears School are the bases of clustered columns
associated with the chancel and chapels. Various pier types
based on the quatrefoil. To the north, attached to the chapter
block, are the remains of the chapter house doorway with the
bases of shafted responds. To the north, tunnel vaulted inner
slype and parlour leading to the cemetery. Remains of the
doorway in the warming room. Along the north side of the
cloister are the footings of the refectory wall. The chapter
block is of two storeys in Tudor style. First and second floor
sill bands. East elevation of two unequal gabled bays. Ground
floor has a large moulded doorway with double doors and 3-light
window. To the left a 3-light ovolo moulded mullion and transom
window, with similar above. To the right, a similar 5-light.
window with similar above. Returned hoodmoulds, all but one
with segmental relieving arches.


Listing NGR: SK3037827186

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