Chilcot School

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Chilcot School, Tiverton

Chilcot School, Tiverton

A Tiverton Civic Society plaque on the wall of the building reads:

CHILCOT SCHOOL
ROBERT CHILCOT
(c. 1560-1609)

Wool manufacturer in London, nephew of Peter Blundell (founder of Blundells School) and brother-in-law of George Slee

Founded this school for the teaching of reading and writing

This listed building was built in 1611, survived the fire of 1612, and was in use as a school until 1906.

It was then converted into a gymnasium, and has subsequently been used as a military store, pottery studio, museum and meeting room.

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