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HER Number:MDV43674
Name:128 High Street, Honiton


Three storey red brick building which was built in about 1910. It was home to suffragette, Juanita Phillips who was the first woman elected to Devon County Council.


Grid Reference:ST 161 005
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10SE/99
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1820 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Honiton, 29 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337401.

Dated 21/03/1972. 128, High Street, Honiton. Circa 1810, three storey, 4 window red brick front, wood eaves cornice, sashes with glazing bars, flat heads with keys. 6 panel door with elliptical radial-bar fanlight in Greek doric case with fluted columns.

Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Honiton, 5, 13 (Report - non-specific). SDV346894.

The statutory list regards Numbers 128 to 138 (even) and Numbers 142 to 184 (even) and Numbers 188 to 200 (even) as forming a particularly cohesive group. Maps.

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

Neville, J, 2012, Viva Juanita! Juanita Phillips, Champion for Change in East Devon between the wars., 14-15 (Monograph). SDV360971.

Known as 'Sudbury Lawn', 128 High Street was home to Juanita Phillips following her marriage to Thomas Phillips in 1906 until 1949. Juanita Phillips was a suffragette who became the first woman mayor in the westcountry and the first woman elected to Devon County Council. A photograph of the exterior is included.

Knight, S., 2018, 128 High Street, Honiton (Ground Photograph). SDV361946.

Photo of 128 High Street, now the Honiton Job Centre.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337401List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Honiton. Historic Houses Register. Website. 29.
SDV346894Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Honiton. East Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5, 13.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #91843 ]
SDV360971Monograph: Neville, J. 2012. Viva Juanita! Juanita Phillips, Champion for Change in East Devon between the wars.. Paperback Volume. 14-15.
SDV361946Ground Photograph: Knight, S.. 2018. 128 High Street, Honiton. Digital.
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Associated Monuments

MDV43675Related to: 130 High Street, Honiton (Building)
MDV43678Related to: 132 High Street, Honiton (Building)
MDV79688Related to: 134, 136 and 138 High Street, Honiton (Monument)
MDV79681Related to: 142 to 178 (even) High Street, Honiton (Monument)
MDV79678Related to: 180, 182 and 184 High Street, Honiton (Monument)
MDV43689Related to: 186 High Street, Honiton (Building)
MDV79677Related to: 188 and 192 High Street, Honiton (Monument)
MDV43687Related to: 196 to 200 High Street, Honiton (Building)
MDV121809Related to: Little Theatre, later Meadow View Chapel, Kings Street, Honiton (Monument)
MDV43688Related to: White Lion Inn, 194 High Street (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 7 2018 9:42AM