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Remains of Priory Church and the Chapter Block, Repton School, Repton

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

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 82775

OS Grid Reference: SK3037827186
OS Grid Coordinates: 430378, 327186
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8413, -1.5504

Location: Willington Road, Repton, Derbyshire DE65 6FH

Locality: Repton
Local Authority: South Derbyshire District Council
County: Derbyshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE65 6FH

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Listing Text

SK 30/3127
SK 30/3126
6/92 (North Side)
19.1.67 Remains of Priory Church
and the Chapter Block
Repton School

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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