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September 2019

Okehampton and Lydford Castles 2 (Buildings Section)

Thu. 19 September 2019 at 10:30 am
£9

Meet at 10:30am at Okehampton Castle and at 2:30pm at Lydford Castle. Guided tours by DA President and archaeologist John Allan FSA, who will share his unrivalled knowledge of these iconic buildings and landscapes,…

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October 2019

Visit to Powderham Castle (Buildings Section)

Thu. 3 October 2019 at 12:45 pm
£20

The visit will include an upstairs/downstairs guided tour, viewing family and servant spaces, deer park safari and tour of the State Rooms, followed by a Devon cream tea in The Coach House. The cost…

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November 2019

Crediton Buildings and 2019 AGM (Buildings Section)

Sat. 2 November 2019 at 10:00 am
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH
£8

A talk by local historian, John Heal, entitled "Serges, Fires, and a Map", followed by the Section AGM. In the afternoon, a choice of guided tours around two of the most significant buildings in…

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March 2020

Spring Meeting 2020 (Buildings Section)

Sat. 14 March 2020 at 2:00 pm
St George’s Hall, Beck's Square
Tiverton,
£6

For this year's Spring Meeting we return to familiar ground – St George’s Hall in Tiverton – with two speakers on engaging subjects related to churches. 2:15 Rebecca Ireland ‘Historic Graffiti’. Rebecca is a…

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April 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Orchard Wyndham (Buildings Section)

Wed. 15 April 2020 at 2:00 pm
£16

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. Orchard Wyndham: A home for over 700 years ​Sitting in a…

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June 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Tor Royal (Buildings Section)

Wed. 10 June 2020 at 2:30 pm
£10

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. Tor Royal, Princetown, was built in the late eighteenth century for…

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July 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Mount Edgcumbe (Buildings Section)

Thu. 9 July 2020 at 1:30 pm
£17.50

This event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. Mount Edgcumbe is now in Cornwall, but from 705 AD to 1844 that side of the…

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September 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Buckfast Abbey (Buildings Section)

Mon. 7 September 2020 at 2:00 pm
£10

This event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. Buckfast Abbey forms part of an active Benedictine monastery. The first Benedictine abbey founded in 1018…

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March 2021

Spring Meeting and AGM 2020 (Buildings Section)

Sat. 27 March 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

The Buildings Section's Spring Meeting and Annual General Meeting. – To be held by Zoom video conferencing. 2:00 Welcome and Introductions 2:10 Diane Walker ‘Exeter Cathedral: Exploring the First 200 Years’ Diane is an…

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April 2021

Reconstruction Drawings (Buildings Section)

Fri. 16 April 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing   Richard Parker of Historic Building Recording and Interpretation will give a talk entitled “Reconstruction Drawings: Interpreting the past in smears and scratches”. Reconstruction drawings are an…

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May 2021

The Remarkable Pinwill Sisters (Buildings Section)

Thu. 20 May 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

Open to all To be held by Zoom video conferencing Dr Helen Wilson, Chair of the Buildings Section, will give a talk on her long-term research project entitled “From ‘Lady Woodcarvers’ to Professionals: The…

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June 2021

Transhumance and Smart Longhouses on Dartmoor (Buildings Section)

Thu. 17 June 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

Open to all – to be held by Zoom video conferencing. John Thorp, buildings archaeologist, will give a talk on one of Devon’s most quintessential building forms “Transhumance and Smart Longhouses on Dartmoor”. The…

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