Tagged: Exeter

The medieval Exe Bridge (Exeter Branch)

DA President John Allan will give a talk on the first stone bridge across the River Exe at Exeter. The bridge was built c. 1200 along or close to a Saxon ford when the river...

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. Report on the talk...

President’s Symposium, October 2019

The subject of this year’s symposium was Exeter Cathedral. Held at Petroc College, Tiverton on Saturday 5 October, it was hosted by our 2019–20 President John Allan. Nowadays, after many generations of study, the...

Mount Dinham, Exeter. 2nd visit (IA Section)

After our well-attended visit on 31 May, we have been able to arrange a further visit to Mount Dinham Cottages / Almshouses and to St Michaels Church in Exeter. It is a Conservation Area,...

Mount Dinham, Exeter (IA Section)

Note: a second visit has been arranged for 22 November 2018. See here for details. At short notice we have been able to arrange a special meeting on Thursday 31 May 2018 to visit...

Roman Exeter and the Seaton Down Coin Hoard (Exeter Branch)

Roman Exeter deals with highlighting discoveries such as the bathhouse, military works at the former St Loyes College and at Topsham, and tracing the development of the city from a military stronghold to an administrative...

The Cathedral Yard Fire, Exeter, 2016–2017 (External event)

External event. A day of commemorative presentations at Exeter Guildhall examining the aftermath of the fire that destroyed the Royal Clarence Hotel, the history of adjoining buildings and recent research developments. There are four...

East Devon Branch report: Feb to Jul 2017

At our Branch Annual General Meeting in February, Rod Wallace retired from his position as Branch Treasurer, a role he has filled with distinction, and Trevor Hitchcock also retired from the committee after many...