West entrance to the Great House or Plympton House

Record Number: 1610 | © Devon County Council
It was during 1934, when this photograph was taken, that The Great House (known also as Plympton House) was purchased by The Sisters of Augustine. This religious order established a home for the mentally ill at Plympton House and renamed it St. Peter's Convent. Before this time, the house had been part of the estate of the Treby Family. The diaries and papers of the [http://www.nra.nationalarchives.gov.uk/nra/searches/fedocs.asp?FER=F10241 Treby Family (1798 - 1858)] can be consulted at the [http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/archives Plymouth and West Devon Record Office].

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Building
entrance
house
plympton
the great house
george lane
west
st peters convent
nuns
grade I listed
listed building
sisters of st augustine
mentally ill
mental institution
treby
george treby

Detail

Taylor
Image - Black and White Slide
1934
Plympton