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Pears School, Repton School

A Grade II Listed Building in Repton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8411 / 52°50'28"N

Longitude: -1.5506 / 1°33'2"W

OS Eastings: 430368

OS Northings: 327164

OS Grid: SK303271

Mapcode National: GBR 5DD.YLL

Mapcode Global: WHCG1.4VW8

Entry Name: Pears School, Repton School

Listing Date: 24 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82773

Location: Repton, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: 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

SK 30/3127
SK 30/3126
6/90 (North Side)
Pears School, Repton

Memorial hall and classrooms. 1883-6 by Sir Arthur Blomfield.
Tudor Style. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar, plain tile
roof, moulded coped gables with plain kneelers. Battlemented
parapets. Two storeys. North elevation of five bays divided by
buttresses with three set-offs. Chamfered first floor band and
first floor sill band and band at the base of the parapet. The
ground floor has to the centre three bays mullioned and
transomed windows of 2-1-2 lights, with arched lights. The
right hand bay has two similar cross windows, with segmental
relieving arches above. The left hand bay has a blind segmental
arch with doorway set in, and a segmental pointed window. The
first floor has two cross windows in bays one and three, taller
paired 2-light windows with two transoms, under gables, in bays
two and four and a 3-light transomed window in bay five. The
west elevation has a flight of balustraded steps up to first
floor entrances, added in the 1920s. Three doorways and a
prominent canted oriel above, moulded underside, 2-3-2 light
mullion wndows, flanked by single light transomed windows.
Segmental arched 3-light window in the gable. Gabled hoodmould
across the whole facade, flanked by polygonal castellated angle
turrets with diagonal buttresses. South elevation of five bays
divided by buttresses. The right hand bay has a square
projection with two 4-light windows, the lower one transomed.
Open gothic arcade to left of 1-2-1 with double chamfered
arches. Classrooms within have 3-light mullioned windows. The
four bays above match the north elevation. Clastellated
polygonal south east turret. The interior consists of
classrooms to the ground floor and a large assembly hall above
with impressive hammer beam roof of five bays with intermediate
scissor braced trusses and two tiers of purlins with arched
braces. Armorial and figurative stained glass.

Listing NGR: SK3036827164

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