Tithe Barns of Devon | 07.03.2024

Tithe Barns of Devon | 07.03.2024

Tithe Barns of Devon by Joseph Rogers on Thursday, 7th March, 2024 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Tithe Barns were medieval structures built to store tithes – a system of taxation enforced by the church whereby one tenth of a farmer’s produce was offered as...
Torquay: A Social History | 02.11.2023

Torquay: A Social History | 02.11.2023

Torquay: A Social History.  An illustrated talk by Dr. Kevin Dixon on Thursday, 2nd November, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Torquay was a popular destination for the rich and privileged of Europe during the Victorian period and it quickly became the centre...
Shilstone House Tour | 10.10.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 10.10.2023

BOOK NOW On Tuesday 10th October 2023 at 2:30pm, our resident archaeologist, Abigail Gray, will lead a guided tour of Shilstone House and gardens. Guests will explore the history of the site through its surviving archaeology and rare architectural features before...
The Folklore of Devon | 05.10.2023

The Folklore of Devon | 05.10.2023

The Folklore of Devon.  An illustrated talk by Mark Norman on Thursday, 5th October, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. The traditional beliefs, customs and stories of a community are frequently, and sometimes subconsciously, passed from generation to generation...
Shilstone House Tour | 19.09.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 19.09.2023

BOOK NOW On Tuesday 19th September 2023 at 2:30pm, our resident archaeologist, Abigail Gray, will lead a guided tour of Shilstone House and gardens. Guests will explore the history of the site through its surviving archaeology and rare architectural features before...