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;...

From The Chair – No. 25: Autumn Walk

An ongoing series of short reports by written our Chair, Dr Sue Andrew, musing on current life in Devon. This follows on from Sue’s earlier series of reports made during walks from her Tavistock...

From the Chair 14. Porch

A series of fourteen short pieces written during the first 2020 coronavirus lockdown by our Chair, Dr Sue Andrew, musing on discoveries made during excursions from her Tavistock home. For a continuation series that...

Harry Hems and St Peter’s Revelstoke (2018)

This paper by Sue Andrew was originally published in Ecclesiology Today, issues 55 & 56, published May 2018, and is reproduced here with the kind permission of The Ecclesiological Society. The paper is in...

Book review. Stratton Churchwardens’ Accounts 1512–1578

Joanna Mattingly (editor), Stratton Churchwardens’ Accounts 1512–1578. Woodbridge: Devon and Cornwall Record Society/The Boydell Press, 2018. 332pp. 6 colour plates, 8 B&W figures. Joanna Mattingly has added greatly to our understanding of the sixteenth-century...

Book review. The Bidlakes of Bridestowe

Ellie Babbedge, The Bidlakes of Bridestowe. Exeter: Short Run Press, 2018. 98 pp. one colour plate and B&W illustrations. The Bidlakes of Bridestowe, as its title suggests, is an account of an ancient Devon...