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HER Number:MDV17548
Name:Penton House


Penton House, erected 1806. Occupied by Crediton United Charity Schools from 1814. Now sub-divided.


Grid Reference:SS 838 006
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80SW/66

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, Towns 1855-95 1:500 (Cartographic). SDV348147.

Luxton, C., 1955, Crediton Charity Schools (Article in Serial). SDV53615.

Penton House, erected 1806 out of Hayward Charity funds. In 1814 the English School and the Bluecoat School, which was originally established near the churchyard in about 1728, merged to become the Crediton United Charity Schools and occupied this house.

Mid Devon District Council, 2003, Crediton Conservation Area Appraisal (Report - non-specific). SDV345978.

The Beeches and Penton House make a significant contribution to the character and appearance of the Conservation Area.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

"Penton House" and "The Beeches" marked.
Map objet based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345978Report - non-specific: Mid Devon District Council. 2003. Crediton Conservation Area Appraisal. Mid Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV348147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Digital.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV53615Article in Serial: Luxton, C.. 1955. Crediton Charity Schools. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 87. A5 Paperback.

Associated Monuments

MDV74165Related to: Old Hayward's School, Crediton (Building)
MDV17549Related to: The English School, Bowden Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 17 2012 3:47PM