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Exeter Branch report: Feb to Jul 2018

Our first spring lecture, entitled Landscape Gardens and F. W. (Frederick William) Meyer, was given on February 7th by Carolyn Keep. Born in 1852 in Grünhof, Meyer worked in his native Germany, Ghent and...

Visit to Ashley Court (Exeter Branch)

This year’s country house visit is to Ashley Court, a small Grade II listed Regency Villa near Tiverton. The house was originally built by local wool merchant, John Upcott, and was enlarged in 1805....

Visit to Fursdon (S Devon Branch)

A visit to Fursdon, the ancestral home of David Fursdon, Lord Lieutenant of Devon and 2017-18 President of the Devonshire Association. Fursdon is above the west bank of the River Exe, about half way...

Exeter Branch report: Feb to Jul 2016

Our first lecture of the year (February 2016) was given by Colin Vosper on ‘Maritime shortcuts – canals in the West Country and abroad’. His ingeniously animated PowerPoint presentation illustrated the work of Victorian...