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Uppingham School Hall and Classrooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Uppingham, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.588 / 52°35'16"N

Longitude: -0.7241 / 0°43'26"W

OS Eastings: 486539

OS Northings: 299670

OS Grid: SP865996

Mapcode National: GBR CSK.PRX

Mapcode Global: WHFL1.V6DV

Entry Name: Uppingham School Hall and Classrooms

Listing Date: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186749

Location: Uppingham, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Uppingham

Built-Up Area: Uppingham

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Uppingham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 8699-8799 UPPINGHAM
Uppingham School, Hall
and Classrooms

Hall and classrooms, 1923 by Ernest and W E Newton. Hall divided horizontally
c.1970. Of squared stone with slate roofs and coped gables, with stack at east end of
classrooms. L-plan with hall running north-south and classrooms east-west. Hall:
late C16 in style, borrowing motifs from Kirby Hall. West front of 7 bays divided by
giant order. Plinth, entablature, supporting curly paw-like brackets and parapet.
Canted full-length bay windows to left of 9 lights with 5 transoms balanced to right
by rectangular projection with 4-light window with king mullion and 3 transoms.
Similar windows to central 5 bays, with c.1970 mullioned windows to alternate bays
below, lighting newly-created lower floor. North and south ends framed by octagonal
turrets with leaded onion domes. South end has 3 round-headed entrance arches
enclosing double doors with traceried fanlights over. Four-light window with king
mullion and transom above. Classrooms: of 3 storeys. South front has 5 gables and
alternating rhythm of 5-light windows with mullions and transom, and 2-light windows.
String course between storeys. Canted porch at west end with datestone. Four-centred
arched doorway at east end, with inscription above: "These stones taken from the
original building mark the site of The Lodge 1854-1921". North front very austere
with smaller windows lighting corridor (expressed in west gable end): 3-light with
hood moulds to ground floor, croisé to first floor. Five hipped dormers.

Listing NGR: SP8653999670

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