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31. Hylton (Originally "Hilton"

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Hylton Hylton

Plaque description

House built c. 1900. Beatrix Potter (1866 - 1943) spent one of a number of family holidays in Sidmouth at this house - April 1908. On walks she drew and painted local views and fungi. "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson" was written and illustrated partly in Sidmouth. Her last visit to Sidmouth Dec. 1908 was spent nearby at "Meadhurst" once again.

Where is this plaque located?

Carry on down Seafield Road from Littlecourt on the right a few yards down. The plaque is located on the front wall of the entrance to Hylton Surgery.

The next plaque is located at The Woodlands Hotel.