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HER Number:MDV65661
Name:Wolborough House, Newton Abbot

Summary

Site of Wolborough House, formerly a school founded in 1788.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 856 711
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/442

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Redevelopment at Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot, 9-10, figure 9 (Report - Assessment). SDV310051.

Wolborough House at the south end of Back Road was formerly St Leonards School. It is a simple stone built 19th century single storey structure with high gables and large arched windows. There are blocked windows and a blocked door in the east wall. The property would be affected by the 2001 redevelopment proposals.


Parker, R. W. + Goodwin, N., 2001, Building Recording at Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot Interim Report, 6-8 (Report - Survey). SDV336240.

Used as Teignbridge District scout headquarters in 2001. Building constructed to house the Free School founded in 1788 for the poor children of Highweek and Wolborough by H M Bearne. By 1850 it was run as a British School.


Oakey, N. J., 2004, Bradley Lane, Newton Abbot: Desk Based Assessment, 21 (Report - Assessment). SDV338211.


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

Building no longer extant.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV310051Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Redevelopment at Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot. Exeter Archaeology. 01.07. A4 Stapled + Digital. 9-10, figure 9.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336240Report - Survey: Parker, R. W. + Goodwin, N.. 2001. Building Recording at Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot Interim Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.47. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6-8.
SDV338211Report - Assessment: Oakey, N. J.. 2004. Bradley Lane, Newton Abbot: Desk Based Assessment. Archaeological Investigations Ltd. 646. A4 Stapled + Digital. 21.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV65662Related to: Wolborough Hall, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4206 - Bradley Lane Assessment

Date Last Edited:Jun 28 2012 3:06PM