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HER Number:MDV42402
Name:Original Blue Coat Girls School, John Cock's House


John Cock's house served as the girls' section of the Blue Coat School from 1714 to 1842, when it moved to Frog Street, now Castle Street. Exact location unknown.


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/316/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SCHOOL (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The first master of the Blue Coat School was allowed £9 per annum for the rent of a certain John Cock's house, which was also the location of the girls' school, founded in 1714. The school was moved to new premises in Frog Street (now Castle Street) in 1842.

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.

Associated Monuments

MDV24616Related to: Former Bluecoat School, Castle Street, Tiverton (Building)
MDV42401Related to: Original Blue Coat Boys School Building, St Peter's Churchyard (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 24 2012 10:03AM