Record Details

NHER Number:13433
Type of record:Building
Name:Antingham and Southrepps School


The school was built in 1826 and is an example of an ornate gothic/Tudor building. The building is constructed from flint and brick with a slate roof. Repair work was undertaken in around 1960 exposed a cellar.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2591 3506
Map Sheet:TG23NE

Full description

March 1978.
School (in village of Lower Street, Southrepps).
Large impressive mid 19th century building in Tudor-Gothic style, flint with yellow brick, Gothic porch and windows, angle turrets etcetera.
Good condition.
E. Rose (NAU), 14 March 1978.

Dated 1826, but date added for jubilee in 1976.
Former caretaker told J. Lodey (NAU) in 1984 that during repairs about 1960 a 'cellar without any apparent access' was uncovered.
E. Rose (NAU), 23 May 1984.

October 1997
Architects plans drawn 1996 (S1).
Colour pictures of lavatories in file (S2).

July 2005.
Flint, brick. Slate roof to front, imitation slate to rear. L shaped in plan. Regular buttressed single storey façade of nine bays.
Information from (S3).
D. Robertson (NLA), 18 July 2005.

July 2009.
Permission sought to rebuild the boundary wall, as it has become unsafe.
See (S4) and (S5) for further details.
H. White (NLA), 2 October 2009.

The school was built in 1826 with enlargement in 1877 and is an early example of an ornate gothic/tudor building. Many of the architectural features are reminiscent of those in the nearby Thorpe Market church, restored by the Gunton estate.
See (S6).
S. Howard (HES), 22 August 2011.

Monument Types

  • CELLAR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCHOOL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SITE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 2534 A-B.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Unpublished Document: Jenkins, R. 2006. DDA Report. Antingham & Southrepps Community Primary School.
---Unpublished Document: NPS Property Consultants Ltd. 2007. Design and Access Statement for Access Improvements to comply with Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) Requirements. Antingham & Southrepps VC Primary School.
<S1>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S2>Photograph: Unknown. 1997. [unknown].
<S3>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S4>Unpublished Document: 2011. Planning Application.
<S5>Unpublished Document: Allison, J.. 2009. Design and Access Statement, Antingham and Southrepps Community Primary School, Lower Street, Southrepps.
<S6>Unpublished Document: Howland, R.. 2011. Norfolk Rural Schools Survey Form. Antingham and Southrepps County Primary School, Antingham, Norfolk.. July.

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