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HER Number:MDV71027
Name:Alphington Board School


Alphington Board School was built in 1876. It became a community centre in 1989


Grid Reference:SX 917 900
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishALPHINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'School' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as an irregular shaped group of buildings set back from the west side of Alphington Road.

Parker, R. W., 2004, Newsletter - Autumn 2004, 30 (Article in Serial). SDV23282.

Alphington Board School was designed by J W Rowell & built in 1876 in red brick with stone dressings in a Gothic style under a slate roof. There are tall chimney shafts & a prominent bellcote. A master's house at the south end has patterned brickwork & a central bay. The building became a community centre in 1989. Other details: Fig 20.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV23282Article in Serial: Parker, R. W.. 2004. Newsletter - Autumn 2004. Devon Buildings Group Newsletter. 22. A4 Stapled + Digital. 30.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:18PM