UPPINGHAM SCHOOL OFFICES AND COMMON ROOM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1073173

Date first listed: 15-Oct-1984

Statutory Address: UPPINGHAM SCHOOL OFFICES AND COMMON ROOM

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Location

Statutory Address: UPPINGHAM SCHOOL OFFICES AND COMMON ROOM

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Uppingham

National Grid Reference: SP8653099593

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History

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Details

SP 8699-8799 UPPINGHAM 4/5 Uppingham School: Offices and Common Room GV II

House, now offices and common room. 1584, extended late C18, c.1830 and c.1970. Of coursed squared ironstone and ashlar with Collyweston stone slate roof, coped gables and stone ridge and end stacks. One storey and attics. Original house L-plan. South front has 3 C19 2-light windows with chamfered mullions and cornices to ground floor, and 2-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned dormer beneath coped gable with finial, similar to those of library (q.v.) adjoining, but perhaps lengthened as it breaks slightly through cornice. Small hipped 2-light C19 dormer high in the roof slope. C19 casement openings, that to the upper dormer with leaded lights. Late C18 and c.1830 addition to west of ashlar, cross-gabled with decorative ridge tiles. Two storeys and attic. South front has two 2-light full-length chamfered mullioned windows, with transom set very high, to ground floor, two 2-light windows with hood-moulds to first floor and a single-light opening in the gable. Decorative rainwater heads. West front of original house masked by one-storey,c.1970, addition lit by sash windows and containing entrance. Two hipped dormers in roof slope visible behind. West front of late C18 and c.1830 block has 2-storey canted bay window. Built as warden's house to hospital founded by Robert Johnson, Archdeacon of Leicester.

Listing NGR: SP8653099593

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