Powne’s House in Crediton

Powne’s House in Crediton – “A very complete mid C18 town house” By Clive Betts The title of this account of our house includes a quote from the Historic England listing1 that contains the...

Buildings Section Newsletter – Winter 2020

This newsletter, edited by Section Chair, Dr Helen Wilson, has contributions about some of the lesser-known parts of Exeter Cathedral; a shortened tour in words and images of a historic town house in Crediton;...

The History of Exe Island, Exeter

Due to COVID-19, this event that was originally planned to be held in May 2021 has been postponed to 30 April 2022. Many existing bookings have been carried forward to the new date, but...

The Old Devon Farm-House. Part II. (1922)

Full title: The old Devon Farm-House. Part II. Its Interior Arrangements and Domestic Economy. by Charles H. Laycock. (Read at Crediton, 10th August, 1922.) In Part I* of this paper I endeavoured to give...

Book review. St Martin’s Island

Todd Gray and Sue Jackson, St Martin’s Island. An introductory history of forty-two Exeter buildings. The Mint Press, Exeter, 2017, 192 pp, full colour illustrations, £15.00, pbk, ISBN 978 1 903356–71–5 As flames engulfed...