Shute, Devon (near Crediton)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Shute and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Shute

Browse 28 photo books on Shute and the surrounding area.

Shute School C.1965 1969

Shute was a very strict English boarding school, which we were told was once the home of Lady Jane Grey, who was Queen of England for nine days, at which time she was beheaded. The long standing rumor was that on a full moon, you could she the ghost of Lady Jane Grey walk up the hill, infront of the school at midnight, ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute

Memories Of Shute 1939 1941

It may seem strange for a male to offer these memories but boys were accepted in junior forms and I was at Shute School from the summer of 1939 until the Easter term 1941. I and my sister, known as Ba Gauld, joined after returning from three years in India. During that first term I remember lunch on the lawn ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by John Gauld

Shute School In The 50s!

Anne must have left Shute School a few years before I started there!! I remember a fantastic cold spring with an old fashioned pump in the "grounds" of the gate house. Always very welcome when we had biked to Colyton and back on a Saturday afternoon!! And the water was always ice cold even on the hottest day.

A memory of Shute by Alyth Long