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HER Number:MDV18085
Name:Duckes Almshouses


Almshouses, founded 1589, rebuilt 1853. Red brick with stone dressings, stone mullioned windows with diamond lattice casements and Gothic doorways.


Grid Reference:SX 941 923
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishHEAVITREE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SW/117
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 89116

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ALMSHOUSE (XVI to XIX - 1501 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV23534.

Des=express and echo/30/3/1977.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV23535.

Doe/hhr: exeter city/(1974)94.

Express & Echo, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV23569.

Duckes almshouses, fore street, heavitree. The feoffees of st. Petrock's trust want to demolish the almshouses. Erected in 1853 in place of the original 16th century building. Planning enquiry told that they were structurally sound and could be modernised (express & echo). Vis=unknown (pre 1974) doe. Founded 1589. Rebuilt 1853. Redbrick with stone dressings.2 storeys. Gothic doorways. Slate roof.

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

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Founded 1589, rebuilt 1853. Red brick with stone dressings. Two storeys. Two and three-light stone mullioned windows with diamond lattice casements. Gothic doorways. Slate roof.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV23534Migrated Record:
SDV23535Migrated Record:
SDV23569Migrated Record: Express & Echo.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82168 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 18 2014 1:11PM