Tagged: cathedral

Lady Chapel and Bishop’s Palace Gardens (Exeter Branch)

A guided tour of Exeter Cathedral’s Lady Chapel and the private Bishop’s Palace Gardens, followed by an optional cream tea. Booking required as the number of participants is limited to 25. Cost: £12 per...

The building of Exeter Cathedral (S Devon Branch)

John Allan, DA’s President 2019–20, will give an illustrated talk about the cathedral for which he has been consultant archaeologist since 1990. Note our new venue for this season’s talks.

President’s Symposium, October 2019

The subject of this year’s symposium is Exeter Cathedral. To be held at Petroc College, Tiverton on Saturday 5 October, and hosted by our 2019–20 President John Allan. Nowadays, after many generations of study,...

From Beer Quarry to cathedral (IA Section)

From Beer Quarry to building a cathedral: the work of a stonemason A talk by Peter Dare. Peter is an internationally-known stonemason and cathedral architect who did his apprenticeship at Beer Quarry, worked on...

The medieval glass of Exeter Cathedral (History Section)

A talk  “Recent research on the medieval glass of Exeter Cathedral” given by John Allan, President of the Devon Archaeological Society, and our forthcoming President for 2019-20. Over the last five years the provision of...

East Devon Branch report: Sep 2015 to Jan 2016

In late September 2015, branch members visited the Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth, which was designed by Sir Aston Webb and built between 1899 and 1905. First stop was on the Quarter Deck,...