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An angelic Tudor mystery in Devon....

The great hall at Dartington Hall, near Totnes in Devon, is a magnificent example of 14th-century architecture, but there is a little oddity that not everyone will notice. 302 more words

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Oh no! Nono!

Cross posted from my Unbound Page, where there are details of the book I’m researching on Dartington International Summer School of Music.

A letter from William Glock to John Amis, dated July 1962… 440 more words

Arts

Rummagining

Digging through an archive is a bit like piecing together a puzzle. Most of the bits are there, but they need putting together, and once you have put them together you realise that something is missing. 533 more words

Arts

The Holand Dukes rose against Richard III? Wrong!....

For those of you who do not know, I am very fond of Dartington Hall. I read all I can about it, and its history, originally because of an intention to write about its creator, the first Holand Duke of Exeter, but now because I just plain love the place as well. 580 more words

Richard III

The English Riviera*

A week ago today Mrs Weir and I (along with a more senior interloper) had just returned from a breakĀ in the South West, to be specific the handsome South Devon town of… 198 more words

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