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HER Number:MDV105963
Name:St. Luke's College


College used by the Army Pay Department during the First World War


Grid Reference:SX 930 926
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaExeter UAD
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COLLEGE (XIX to XXI - 1840 AD to 2014 AD (Between))
  • ARMY OFFICE (World War I - 1915 AD to 1918 AD (Between))

Full description

EXETER CITY COUNCIL, 07/02/2014, Exeter in the Great War (Website). SDV356178.

In August 1915, the Committee of the Exeter Diocesan Training College (St Lukes) temporarily closed the college, and in January 1915, a large part of the buildings were given over to the Army Pay Department.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

University of Exeter, 2014, University of Exeter: Graduate School of Education (Website). SDV356514.

Photographs of the north cloisters, which received a direct hit from bombing raids during World War II, and had to be partially rebuilt during the 1950s.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #65391 ]
SDV356178Website: EXETER CITY COUNCIL. 07/02/2014. Exeter in the Great War. http://www.exetermemories.co.uk/em/_events/first_war.php. Website.
SDV356514Website: University of Exeter. 2014. University of Exeter: Graduate School of Education. www.exeter.ac.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV106751Related to: St Lukes Chapel (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 15 2014 3:15PM