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 In The Early 1950s

As Anne Tilbrook, I was a pupil at Pippins and then Shute, from 1950-53. I vividly remember Feb. 6, 1952, when the girl who rang the bell for change of classes brought us the news that King George VI had died. We all cried and Mrs. Clapp, our math teacher, led a spirited lesson on lung cancer. Few linked it to smoking ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by Anne Moon

Shute School, 1971 To 1974

I was only there for two and a half years, but it is still very memorable. I traveled to the school from London and there would be a separate carriage for the school. From Axminster station we rode a bus up to the school. We always sang the Vietnam song ("And it's 1,2,3 What're you fighting for") as it seemed like our ...Read full memory

Broken Windows

I remember arriving fresh from Singapore and having to visit the loo during the night. It was absolutely freezing and one of the windows in the bathroom was broken letting in a vicious cold blast of air! I staggered back to a lumpy bed thinking I had landed in the jaws of hell! I remember more of the older girls, one with a ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by Jan Gamm