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HER Number:MDV42401
Name:Original Blue Coat Boys School Building, St Peter's Churchyard


The Blue Coat School was originally housed in a building in St. Peter's church yard before moving to Frog Street (now Castle Street) in 1842.


Grid Reference:SS 954 128
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/316

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SCHOOL (XVIII to XIX - 1713 AD to 1842 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Long narrow building shown on east side of churchyard.

Giles, D. D. + Strong, P. J., 1984, The Blue Coat School, Tiverton, 89-95 (Article in Serial). SDV339397.

Blue Coat School founded by the Reverand John Newte in 1713. Housed in a building in St. Peter's churchyard. Originally intended for 60 boys. A section added in 1714 for 50 girls. The school moved to Frog Street (now Castle Street) in 1842.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339397Article in Serial: Giles, D. D. + Strong, P. J.. 1984. The Blue Coat School, Tiverton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 116. A5 Paperback. 89-95.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV24616Related to: Former Bluecoat School, Castle Street, Tiverton (Building)
MDV42402Related to: Original Blue Coat Girls School, John Cock's House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 24 2012 9:33AM