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Latitude: 50.4306 / 50°25'50"N
Longitude: -3.6015 / 3°36'5"W
OS Eastings: 286351
OS Northings: 60198
OS Grid: SX863601
Mapcode National: GBR QR.DBCQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 37BX.BR0
Entry Name: Collaton St Mary School
Listing Date: 25 October 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195093
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383766
Location: Torbay, TQ3
Electoral Ward/Division: Blatchcombe
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Paignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Collaton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
BLAGDON ROAD, Collaton St Mary
(North East side)
Collaton St Mary School
School. c1866, probably designed by JW Rowell of Newton Abbot,
who also designed the parish church (qv), some C20
MATERIALS: Local red snecked breccia; slate roof; stacks with
red breccia shafts , 2 retaining stone caps; crested ridge
PLAN: T-plan, the main block containing two classrooms, heated
from gable end stacks, with one original entrance; heated rear
wing with a L roof plan.
EXTERIOR: Single storey. Asymmetrical 3-window front with a
gabled projecting porch with a round headed shouldered outer
doorway and a blind trefoil carved in the gable. 2 windows to
the right, one to the left, 3- and 4-light with stone mullions
and shoulder-headed lights. Probably C20 secondary door
inserted to right of porch. The rear wing also preserves 2
original windows in the same style as those on the front. C20
additions at west end and in north east corner.
INTERIOR: Plain, the original open roof trusses survive,
partly concealed by an inserted ceiling.
HISTORY: The school is part of a group of buildings promoted
by the Reverend John Roughton Hogg, who had the church built
by Rowell in 1867 to commemorate his daughter, Mary Hogg. It
was a church school until 1930 when it became a junior school
and was granted aided status in 1952 (Bovett).
(Buildings of England: Cherry B and Pevsner N: Devon: London:
1952-1989: 838; Bovett, Robert: Historical Notes on Devon
Schools: Devon: 1989-: P.244).
Listing NGR: SX8637960184
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