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May 2017

Visit to Bideford (IA section)

10 May 2017 at 11:00 am

Bideford Town Walk led by Peter Christie, followed by a visit to SS Freshspring. Booking essential.

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June 2017

Tavistock Town Walk (IA Section)

8 June 2017 at 11:00 am

Tavistock Town Walk led by Peter Daniels. After lunch, visit to Robey Trust collection. Booking essential.

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August 2017

Mills & leats of Cullompton (IA Section)

2 August 2017 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Walk: Mills and Leats of Cullompton, led by Martin Watts. Booking essential.

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September 2017

Whiteworks, Dartmoor (IA Section)

7 September 2017 at 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Field trip to Whiteworks, Dartmoor led by Tom Greeves. Booking essential.

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October 2017

Eldad Reimagined, Brunel’s Grand Railway Terminus for Plymouth (IA Section)

3 October 2017 at 11:00 am
Sourton Village Hall Okehampton, Devon EX20 4HN + Google Map
£3 - £5

Alan Barclay will outline what survives and what may have been, in relation to South Devon Railway’s proposed 1840s Plymouth terminus. DA members £3/non-members £5. Afternoon option, short, easy walk. Meldon quarry and Meldon…

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Harveys of Hayle (IA Section)

8 October 2017 at 11:00 am
Bridestowe Village Hall, Pool Hill
Bridestowe, Devon EX20 4EW
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£4 - £6

The growth of this Cornish family’s engineering company from 1779, its products and its importance in the development of the Cornish mining industry will be described by Kingsley Rickard. DA Members £4/non members £6.…

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December 2017

The History of the Exeter Canal (IA Section)

5 December 2017 at 11:00 am
Victory Hall, Broadclyst Broadclyst, Devon EX5 3EE + Google Map
£3 - £5

Jack Nott, formerly Harbourmaster for Exeter City Council, will describe why the canal came about (in the context of local political problems), construction problems in the pre-Brunel period and the future of the canal.…

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February 2018

AGM 2018 (IA Section)

8 February 2018 at 10:30 am
Victory Hall, Broadclyst Broadclyst, Devon EX5 3EE
£3 - £5

Section AGM. “Devon Industries in the 1860s”. Mick Atkinson will present an overview of the industries which were active in Devon in the mid C19th. DA Members £3/non members £5.

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March 2018

Devon’s Micaceous Haematite Mines (IA Section)

14 March 2018 at 11:00 am
Dolphin Hotel, Bovey Tracey Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AL
£3 - £5

This talk by Tony Brooks will focus on the mining techniques and use of this distinctive form of iron ore, with particular reference to the Great Rock and Kelly mines. DA Members £3/non members…

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April 2018

Eldad Reimagined (IA Section)

22 April 2018 at 10:45 am - 12:30 pm

Meet at 10:45 at the entrance to Plymouth Railway Station, for an 11:00 - 12:30 walk and talk on Brunel’s plans for a grand railway terminus. The leader will be Alan Barclay. In 1843…

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May 2018

Haytor Quarries and Granite Railway (IA Section)

17 May 2018 at 10:30 am
£3 - £5

A 3 hour walk to be led by Peter Stanier. The tour includes visits to Haytor and Holwell Quarries, and will follow the granite tramway to the furthest, small quarry workings.  Holwell Quarry Meet…

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