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St Peter's School

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympstone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6518 / 50°39'6"N

Longitude: -3.413 / 3°24'46"W

OS Eastings: 300208

OS Northings: 84523

OS Grid: SY002845

Mapcode National: GBR P4.BMTS

Mapcode Global: FRA 37RC.05N

Plus Code: 9C2RMH2P+PR

Entry Name: St Peter's School

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88565

Location: Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Lympstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lympstone Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Preparatory school, formerly a private residence called Harefield House. Built in
the 1830s to designs by the lesser-known William Burgess. Stuccoed; slate roofs
concealed behind parapets. Classical Revival. Double depth plan house with the
stairhall adjacent to the main rear entrance hall. Service area occupies rooms to
the left of the main range. 2 storeys.
Front: (i.e. facing west across the Exe Estuary); 1:3:1 bays, parapet throughout,
balustraded over side bays, and supported at either end by slightly projecting
paired pilasters, panelled between acroteria. Central bays project; the portico has
been demolished exposing 4 round-headed niches with 2-light French windows between.
2 pane horned sashes to all windows except to left-hand bay (which is rusticated)
which has a small casement.
Rear: irregular, with some 12-pane hornless sash windows and 2 others with 3-panes
above, 6 below. Parapet incised with Greek key motifs, as are the pilasters
flanking entrance. Stacks to rear, and both ends form part of the parapet.
Interior: entrance hall with 2 detached Ionic columns; varied plaster cornices
throughout; panelled doors and reveals, some with fluted architraves. Cantilever
stair with cast-iron balusters.

Listing NGR: SY0020884523

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