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The Chapel, Repton School

A Grade II Listed Building in Repton, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8402 / 52°50'24"N

Longitude: -1.5533 / 1°33'11"W

OS Eastings: 430186

OS Northings: 327059

OS Grid: SK301270

Mapcode National: GBR 5DD.XTD

Mapcode Global: WHCG1.3WL0

Entry Name: The Chapel, Repton School

Listing Date: 19 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82781

Location: Repton, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Repton

Built-Up Area: Repton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Repton St Wystan

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF REPTON WILLINGTON ROAD
SK 30/3127
SK 30/3126
6/98 (South Side)
19.1.67 The Chapel, Repton
School
GV II

School Chapel. Nave 1857-8 by Henry Stevens, apse 1867, south
aisle 1884, ante-chapel, north aisle and north transept 1901-5
by Naylor & Sale, south transept and porch 1929 by W A Forsyth.
Sandstone ashlar, Welsh slate roofs with stone coped gables.
Lead spire towards the east end of the nave, with octagonal bell
stage with crocketed gables. Chamfered and moulded plinth.
Nave and transepts, south porch, chancel, transepts and
ante-chapel. The north aisle stops one bay short of the west
end of the nave. 3-light west window with Perp style tracery
and encircled quatrefoil above. South elevation of four bays
divided by buttresses with two set-offs. The west bay has a
2-light pointed window with Perp style tracery. Remaining three
bays have similar windows in pairs. Coved cornice with fleuron
frieze. Short south transept with a 3-light window to south
with Perp tracery and gable above flanked by buttresses. Canted
single storey ground floor projection to south with mullioned
windows with cusped arched lights. To the east a single storey
parapet entrance bay. Rose window above, and wooden bell cote
bracketed out beneath the gable. Polygonal apse with three
2-light windows with plainly cusped geometric tracery. Coved
cornice with fleurons. Gabled north aisle with an east window
of three lancet lights with geometrical tracery. Two bay north
transept and ante-chapel with castellated parapet and gableted
buttresses. 3-light Perp style window and a 2-light: window over
the priest's doorway. The north aisle has a castellated parapet
and four bays, with fenestration as on the south side.
Additional projecting porch bay to right has a moulded doorway
with carved frieze over and hoodmould. 3-light mullion window
above with trefoiled lights, set in deep moulded surround. Sunk
panels on either side with relief figure scenes of St Guthlac
and St Wystan. The porch has angle huttresses. The west wall
is blind apart from a triplet of small 3-light windows with ogee
lights under square heads. Interior: Six bay arcades, the four
west bays have piers of four engaged columns. Moulded capitals
and arches. The arches of the eastern bays die into the
imposts. Double hammerbeam roof with traceried panels. West
gallery with coving, winged angels and a canted projection.
Various late C19 stained glass windows and in the north chapel a
window of 1918 of higher quality. Moulded chancel arch on
foliage capitals and with filleted responds. C19 open backed
benches.


Listing NGR: SK3018627059

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