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HER Number:MDV23603
Name:Withycombe House now Hill Crest School, St Johns Road, Exmouth

Summary

Early 19th house with stuccoed façade, castellated parapet and gothic bell cupola. Now a school.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 020 823
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWITHYCOMBE RALEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SW/188
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 15/06/1978, Exmouth, 34 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV131898.

Withycombe House. Early19th century. Stuccoed facade. Continuous castellated parapet taken up raking lines of gables, pinnacles at angles. Gothic bell cupola. The front block with square porch may be later. 2 storeys, shutters to front.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Withycombe House' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Now 'Hill Crest School'.


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


English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV131898List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 15/06/1978. Exmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 34.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84058 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV73478Related to: Pump to east of Withycombe House, Withycombe Raleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 7 2012 10:24AM