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FORMER CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL ATTACHED WALL PIERS AND RAILINGS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL ATTACHED WALL PIERS AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1256943

Location

FORMER CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL ATTACHED WALL PIERS AND RAILINGS, HIGHWEEK STREET

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newton Abbot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Dec-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464407

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8571SE HIGHWEEK STREET 1012-1/13/87 (North side) 05/12/86 Former Church of England Primary School, attached wall, piers and railings (Formerly Listed as: HIGHWEEK STREET Church of England Primary School, with wall and railings)

GV II

School, now housing. Probably c1870 by J Rowell. MATERIALS: coursed, squared and snecked rubble with freestone dressings, slate roof. STYLE: Gothic Revival. PLAN AND EXTERIOR: a near-symmetrical building with a brick stack to a low central gable with wavey bargeboards flanked by slightly-projecting full-height coped gables to long rear wings forming a reversed 'U'plan; similar small porch gables flank these wings: the whole is attached on the right to the chapel of St Mary (qv) by a crenellated wall with a granite arch, probably C14. Each gable has shallow pointed arches to C20 windows beneath (left) a trefoil opening in the gable and (right) a similar opening below a bellcote, without bell. To the far left and right the small gabled porches have planked doors in shouldered openings under blind panels with trefoil heads. Plinth, coped verges, brick stack over central gablet, which has cusped bargeboards over similar segmental-pointed window and right-hand pointed-arched door; 2 further stacks at eaves in lateral angles to rear courtyard; ventilator to left ridge. INTERIOR: not inspected.



Listing NGR: SX8564371440

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National Grid Reference: SX 85643 71440

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