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HER Number:MDV122052
Name:The Glen, Honiton

Summary

An area of woodland walks and ornamental gardens which was opened to commemmorate the coronation of King George VI in 1937.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 167 002
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (Opened, XX - 1937 AD to 1937 AD)

Full description

Neville, J, 2012, Viva Juanita! Juanita Phillips, Champion for Change in East Devon between the wars., 31-32 (Monograph). SDV360971.

The Glen, an area of woodland walks and ornamental gardens, was officially opened in 1937 to commemorate the coronation of King George VI. It had originally been given to the town by Major Lilley to commemorate King George V's Silver Jubilee. It was opened by Juanita Phillips, a suffragette who became the west country's first lady mayor and the first woman to be elected to Devon County Council.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Open area marked as 'The Glen'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111627 ]
SDV360971Monograph: Neville, J. 2012. Viva Juanita! Juanita Phillips, Champion for Change in East Devon between the wars.. Paperback Volume. 31-32.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 11 2018 10:40AM