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Grandisson Court

Page updated 17 September 2008

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Named after John de Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter, between 1327 and 1369. Grandisson was Bishop during the time of the building of the West Front of the Cathedral and during the years of the Black Death, when his workforce was decimated. There are another nine place names in Exeter after Exeter bishops. These are:

Blackall Road - Offspring Blackall 1708-1716
Cecil Road - William Cecil 1916-1936
Chanter Court - John the Chanter 1186-1191
Courtenay Road - Henry Courtenay 1797-1803
Coverdale Road - Miles Coverdale 1551-1553
Grandisson Court - John Grandisson 1327-1369
Mercer Court - Eric Mercer 1973-1985
Mortimer Court - Robert Mortimer 1949-1973
Temple Road - Frederick Temple 1869-1885
Bishop Westall Road - Wilfred Westall (Bishop of Crediton 1954-1974)

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