Tagged: country house

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...