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HER Number:MDV64764
Name:Reed Hall, Streatham Drive, Exeter


Formerly known as Streatham Hall, Reed Hall is an Italianate mansion built in 1867. It was used as a hospital during the First World War. Acquired by the University of Exeter in 1922.


Grid Reference:SX 915 939
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishST.DAVIDS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SW/341
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 420121

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANSION HOUSE (Built, XIX - 1867 AD to 1867 AD)
  • HOSPITAL (World War I - 1914 AD to 1918 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22763.

Des=devon gardens trust/historic parks + gardens register review/(march 1999).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22764.

Des=gray,t. /the garden history of devon: an illustrated guide to sources/(1995)189-191.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22765.

Des=pugsley,s. /devon gardens: an historical survey/(1994)15-16,177.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22766.

Des=cherry,b. +pevsner,n. /the buildings of england: devon/(1989)403-7.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22767.

Ea/archaeological assessment of proposed development sites at streatham & st lukes campus, exeter university/(2000)3,5,6,fig 1/ea report 00.74.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV79.

The estate was originally called mount stamp and in 1842 it was part of the lawn of duryard lodge. In 1867 streatham hall was built a little to the sw of the earlier building. Streatham estate was acquired by the university in 1922 (ea).

Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 1999, Reed Hall (Un-published). SDV22775.

Reed hall, formerly known as Streatham hall, is an Italianate mansion built for Richard Thornton West in 1867 and now incorporated within the site of the University of Exeter.

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

Exeter Local History Society, 2017, Exeter War Hospitals' Research Project (Un-published). SDV362763.

Used as a temporary hospital during the First World War for the treatment of sick and wounded soldiers.

Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England, 1224136 (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Reed Hall. 1867. Large Italianate house built by Richard Thornton, a prosperous East Indiamerchant. Three storeys, seven windows. Yellow brick with stone dressings. Balustraded parapet with an Italianate tower in the north-west angle.
Date first listed: 15th January 1964

Sources / Further Reading

SDV22763Migrated Record:
SDV22764Migrated Record:
SDV22765Migrated Record:
SDV22766Migrated Record:
SDV22767Migrated Record:
SDV22775Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 1999. Reed Hall. Devon Register Review. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97679 ]
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1224136.
SDV362763Un-published: Exeter Local History Society. 2017. Exeter War Hospitals' Research Project. Digital.
SDV79Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 14 2019 10:13AM