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Collaton St Mary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195093

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383766

Location: Torbay, TQ3

County: Torbay

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

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Listing Text



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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