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Uplowman Primary School Including Playground Walls to the North East

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplowman, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9308 / 50°55'51"N

Longitude: -3.3984 / 3°23'54"W

OS Eastings: 301826

OS Northings: 115529

OS Grid: ST018155

Mapcode National: GBR LM.PQVS

Mapcode Global: FRA 36RN.5W2

Entry Name: Uplowman Primary School Including Playground Walls to the North East

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96026

Location: Uplowman, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Uplowman

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Uplowman St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

UPLOWMAN
ST 01 NW
4/179
- Uplowman Primary School including
playground walls to the north-east
- II

School. Dated 1874. Local red sandstone rubble with cream-coloured limestone
ashlar detail and quoins; slate roof.
Plan: T-plan building. The main block faces north-east and has a 2-room plan. In the centre In front plan block projects forward. There is a stack in the angle of the wings. In front of the left end there is an entrance porch and lean-to cloak room. It is tall but single storey. Restrained Tudor Gothic style.
Exterior: at the left end of the front the gabled porch contains a segmental
pointed arch and original plank door. Directly above is a limestone date plaque.
The clock room alongside has a small 2-light window with shoulder-headed lights.
Elsewhere are tall mullion-and-transom windows and each gable-end of the main block contains a large pointed arch window containing simple Perpendicular tracery and hoodmoulds with block label stops. The gable ends have shaped kneelers and coping.
Interior: not inspected.
The front playground is enclosed by red sandstone walls. To rear and each side
these are relatively tall and built of stone rubble with rustic crenellation along
the top. The low front wall is ashlar with limestone coping and includes lower
sections are crested with low wrought iron railings. In the centre quadrant walls
recess the gateway and there are plain square section gateposts with pyramid caps.


Listing NGR: ST0182615529

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