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HER Number:MDV71021
Name:Exwick School


Exwick School built in 1861 & enlarged in 1875 is now a community centre


Grid Reference:SX 908 935
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishST.THOMAS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Exwick School (Boys & Girls)' is shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as an irregular shaped building on the east side of Exwick Road.

Parker, R. W., 2004, Newsletter - Autumn 2004, 19-21 (Article in Serial). SDV23282.

Exwick Schools in Exwick Road were designed by A Weslake & built of local volcanic stone with brick porches in 1861. The slate roof has decorative ventilators & a small bellcote on the northern gable. The building was enlarged in 1875 after it had become a 'Board School'. The building ceased to function as a school in the 1970s & was in community use in 2004. Other details: Fig 9.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV23282Article in Serial: Parker, R. W.. 2004. Newsletter - Autumn 2004. Devon Buildings Group Newsletter. 22. A4 Stapled + Digital. 19-21.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:29PM