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September 2018

Churches in the Teign Valley (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 6 September 2018 at 2:30 pm
£5

A visit to three historic churches in the Teign Valley: St James at Christow, St Michael at Doddiscombsleigh, and St John the Baptist at Higher Ashton.  Each of these churches has had conservation projects part-funded…

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Devon Rural Archive Study Day (History Section)

Tue. 11 September 2018 at 11:00 am
Devon Rural Archive, Modbury, Shilstone
Modbury, Devon PL21 0TW
£20 – £22

A visit to Devon Rural Archive and a guided tour of Shilstone House. See the four-page flyer below for full details. Page 1 – details. Page 2 – booking form. Page 3 – location…

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Visit to Marine Biological Association Laboratory (Plymouth Branch)

Sat. 15 September 2018 at 2:00 pm

The Marine Biological Association Laboratory is on Plymouth Hoe. This visit has been organised by Dr Gerald Boalch. Meet inside the main entrance at 2pm. Please inform the Secretary if attending, to provide numbers…

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Lewtrenchard Manor (Buildings Section)

Tue. 18 September 2018 at 10:30 am
Lewtrenchard Manor, near Lewdown
Okehampton, Devon EX20 4PN
£10

A visit to Lewtrenchard Manor, the Forgotten Garden, the Holy Well and St Peter’s Church Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (1834–1924), President of the Devonshire Association in 1896, is well known as a prolific author, a…

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October 2018

Lewtrenchard Manor visit 2 (Buildings Section)

Tue. 16 October 2018 at 10:30 am
Lewtrenchard Manor, near Lewdown
Okehampton, Devon EX20 4PN
£10

A second visit this year to Lewtrenchard Manor, the Forgotten Garden, the Holy Well and St Peter’s Church. Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (1834–1924), President of the Devonshire Association in 1896, is well known as a…

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Devon Heritage Centre (Buildings Section)

Mon. 22 October 2018 at 10:00 am
Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Bittern Road
Exeter, Devon EX2 7NL
£5

A visit to the Devon Heritage Centre, the repository of documents relating to Devon. Includes an introduction to the archive and a tour of the building. In the Search Room there will be a…

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February 2019

AGM 2019 (Botany Section) HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Sat. 2 February 2019 at 11:00 am
Halberton Village Hall, ST007129
Halberton, near Tiverton, Devon

Please note that this event has been postponed due to the snow. Will advise revised date when known. The Botany Section AGM will be held at Halberton Village Hall, near Tiverton. The AGM will…

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April 2019

Visit to Hall, Bishop’s Tawton (Buildings Section)

Thu. 11 April 2019 at 2:30 pm
£17

A visit to Hall at Bishop's Tawton, early 14th-century seat of the Chichester family. Tour of the ground floor state rooms, ancillary buildings and walled garden by the current owners, followed by a cream…

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May 2019

Visit to Kents Cavern (History Section)

Wed. 8 May 2019 at 1:00 pm
Kents Cavern, Cavern House, Ilsham Road,
Torquay, Devon TQ1 2JF
£12 – £14

A visit to Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, Torquay. This included a presentation and a cave tour revealing evidence of very early human life in this country. Report of the visit Members of the History…

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Visit to Crownhill Fort (Buildings Section)

Fri. 10 May 2019 at 11:00 am
£6

Crownhill Fort is one of a line of defensive structures built along the northern edge of Plymouth in the 1860s in response to a perceived threat of invasion by the French. Two hour guided…

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Guided tour of Kelly Mine (Tavistock Branch)

Sat. 25 May 2019 at 2:00 pm
£5

Kelly Mine (grid reference SX795818) is a disused metalliferous mine situated on the eastern flank of Dartmoor near the village of Lustleigh.  It was intermittently operational from the 1790s until 1951.  Since 1984 it…

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2019 Annual Conference

Fri. 31 May 2019 - Sun. 2 June 2019

Our 2019 Conference will be held in Launceston, just over the border in Cornwall. We last met there in 1909. You can see full details on the dedicated Conference page. Full details and a…

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