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Repton School

Hob Uid: 313097
Location :
Derbyshire
South Derbyshire
Repton
Grid Ref : SK3036027160
Summary : The school was founded in 1557 incorporating remains of the Priory of the Holy Trinity, an Augustinian monastery, founded circa 1153-9 and dissolved in 1538. The school reused the Prior's Lodgings, which is dated to circa 1438 AD. Structural remains of the Priory church, cloister and slype, consisting of miscellaneous lengths of walling, bases of pillars and other features, were uncovered in the restoration of 1922. The wide gateway forming the main entrance to the school was part of the gatehouse and is said to date to circa 1250. The priory precinct walls of ashlar almost encircle the site, restored and altered in places.
More information : [SK 30362716] Repton School. On remains of Priory [G.T.] (Augustinian) (1)

The large Augustinian priory at Repton was founded c.1153-60 and dissolved in 1538 (2)

The buildings of Repton School founded in 1557, incorporate remains of the priory. Grade I.

The ground floor of the school is the old undercroft and has a heavy open-timbered ceiling supported on columns of 12th c. date, the rest of the building being of 16th/17th c. date.Structural remains of the Priory church, cloister and slype, consisting of miscellaneous lengths of walling, bases of pillars and other features were uncovered in the restoration of 1922.

The wide gateway forming the main entrance to the school was part of the gatehouse and is said to date to c.1250. The priory precinct walls of ashlar almost encircle the site, restored and altered in places.

Prior Overton's Tower to the left of Repton Hill [presumably the school hall] is a remakable example of 15th c. brickwork (3)

The priory was dedicated to the Holy Trinity (4) (2-4)

Information of authy 3 correct.
GPs AO/62/39/1 :-
1 Rems of Priory Ch from NE
2 Rems of Priory exposed pillar bases from N
3 Rems of Priory Slype & Ch Ho doorways from NW
4 E Doorway of cloister, Cloister behind from SE
5 Undercroft of Priory Rems 12-17th c inc. from S
6 16-17th c Schoolhouse from SW
7 Prior Overton's Tower (15th c brickwork) from NW
8 13th c gateway from S

Prior Overton's Tower is situated at SK 30322726 (5)

No change. (6)

Priory Gateway, Precinct walls, the Tithe Barn and the Lodge. Repton School. (Formerly listed as two items.) Medieval with later alterations and 1896. Grade I.

The Old Priory, attached walls and gate piers. Repton School (formerly listed as three items). Prior's lodgings converted into a school in 1557, attached steps and walls up to main enterance and attached gate piers known as the Pillars of Hercules. Late 12th, 16th and 17th centuries restored 1922. Grade I.

Remains of Priory Church and the Chapter block, Repton School. Remains, mostly just the footings of Repton Priory Church, cloisters and adjoining buildings, and the chapter classroom block. 13th century and c1886. Grade I.

Repton Hall with Prior Overton Tower. Repton School. Prior's Lodgings, converted and enlarged into a private house, now school c1438. c1680 extended to east and raised in 19th century extension to the west 1884 by John Shaw. Derby Grade I. (7)

Additional reference. (8)

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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : O.S. 6"
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Source details : Medieval Religious Houses 1953 151 (Knowles & Hadcock)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : M.H.L.G. (Repton R.D.) 2320.11./A., Oct 1960 26-8
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : V.C.H. Derbyshire Vol 2 1907 58-63
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHS 13-APR-62
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 JB 26-JUL-66
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Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE Listed Buildings Dist of South Derbyshire Derby 24 Oct 1986 57-63
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Source Number : 8
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Pevsner N 1979 Bldgs of Eng Derbyshire 305-7 London Penguin
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 1538
Monument Start Date : 1153
Monument Type : Augustinian Monastery, Monastic Dwelling, Priory, Undercroft, Cloister, Gate, Church, Precinct Wall, Slype
Evidence : Ruined Building, Extant Building, Structure
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date :
Monument End Date :
Monument Start Date : 1557
Monument Type : School
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 32 NW 7
External Cross Reference Notes :

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Relationship type : General association
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Relationship type : General association
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, REPTON PRIORY
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date :
End Date :
Associated Activities : Primary, REPTON PRIORY
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1882-01-01
End Date : 1884-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, ALLEYNE'S CLOSE NW OF PRIORY
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1912-01-01
End Date : 1912-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 32 NE 47
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1962-04-13
End Date : 1962-04-13
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 32 NE 47
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1966-07-26
End Date : 1966-07-26
Associated Activities : Primary, REPTON PRIORY
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1968-01-01
End Date : 1968-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, REPTON
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1976-01-01
End Date : 1976-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, LAND AT REPTON PRECINCT
Activity type : WATCHING BRIEF
Start Date : 2014-01-01
End Date : 2015-12-31