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HER Number:MDV58544
Name:Pennsylvania Park


Nos 1-6 pennsylvania park.


Grid Reference:SX 927 943
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SIDWELLS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SW/275
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TERRACE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

NMR, CITING DOE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24848.

Nos 1-6 pennsylvania park.1823 with alterations and additions.3 storey stucco terrace in commanding position overlooking city. Originally six 2 window houses connected by 1 storey ionic porches, the house behind being set back. Low pitched slate roofs with very wide eaves. Treatment of recessed panels to fronts.1st floor french windows have iron balconies with canopies on slender coupled supports. Nos 1 and 6 retain shutters. Late c19 porch to no 3, also other alterations including removal of most of the glazing bars. Railings remain, but contemporary iron gates at w end of private appraoch road removed. Nos 1 to 6 (consec) form a group (nmr, citing doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24849.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24850.


Clark, J., 2013, Pennsylvania Park (Un-published). SDV358112.

Pennsylvania Park is near the brow of the hill to the north of the city and is described by Pevsner as the piece de resistance of Regency Exeter. Built in 1821 and apparently designed by John Brown for Joseph Sparkes, a Quaker banker.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24848Migrated Record: NMR, CITING DOE.
SDV24849Migrated Record:
SDV24850Migrated Record:
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96112 ]
SDV358112Un-published: Clark, J.. 2013. Pennsylvania Park. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV111879Related to: Pennsylvania Park Gardens (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 22 2015 8:38AM