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Crown and Sceptre, Exeter

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Image taken 2021.
Image taken 2021.

of Iron Bridge, Exeter

1808 For sale. Situate in North Street at which several public waggons and carriers stop. Comprising a dwelling house, very large and commodious yard and Courtlage, cellars, warehouses, stables, and other out buildings and conveniences and a garden beyond, in possession of Mr. Phillips. Also two dwelling houses tenanted by Mrs Jennings, Mrs Taylor and Mrs Ashford.[1]

1851 Resident is William Edwards, Victualler.[2]

1871 Resident is Ann Rattenburg

1881 Resident is Ann Rattenburg

1889 Listed is Ann Rattenburg.[3]

1939 Listed in directory. Thomas Lee.[4]

1955 Listed. Geoffrey H. Denning.[5]

Later became the City Gate Hotel, Exeter

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 17 November 1808
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1889 Exeter Directory
  4. 1939 Exeter Directory
  5. 1955 Exeter Directory