Previous Articles

Newsletters are published annually.

Note that Newsletter Numbers do not correlate with AGM and Conference Numbers.

Exmouth, A la RondeBroadhemburyUffculme, Coldharbour Mill

Newsletter Number - 1
Date - Apr 1986

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - C17 Quay Buildings, Exeter
Author - Chris Henderson

Article -Tavistock Pannier Market
Author - Jo Cox

Article - Charles Fowler's 1840s Mental Hospital, Exminster
Author - Chris Brooks & Jo Cox

Article - Heritage work by the Manpower Services Commission
Author - David Evans

Article - Devon & Cornwall Master Thatchers' Association Conference
Author - Jo Cox & James Moir

Newsletter Number - 2
Date - Oct 1986

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - 1840s Newlands Farm, Killerton, Broadclyst
Author - Isabel Richardson

Article - Victorian Defences of Plymouth
Author - David Evans

Article - 1910 'Coxen', Budleigh Salterton
Author - Jo Cox

Article - Report on the Plasterwork Conference
Author - Peter Child

Newsletter Number - 3
Date - Apr 1987

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - Exeter's Guildhall
Author - Stuart Blaylock

Article - Late medieval Pauls Shop, Germansweek
Author - Jenefer Chesher

Article - The Carpenter/Builder Phillips Family of Woodbury
Author - Ursula Brighouse

Article - Cross House, Bishopsteignton
Author - Jo Cox

Exmouth, A la RondeBroadhemburyBroadhembury, St. Andrew’s

Newsletter Number - 4
Date - Oct 1987

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - Inside Story: implications of listing protection
Author - Jenny Chesher & Veronica Chesher

Article - Bridgeland Street, Bideford
Author - John Thorp

Article - Conversion of Farm Buildings
Author - Jo Cox

Newsletter Number - 5
Date - Apr 1988

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - Old Blundell's School, Tiverton
Author - Jo Cox

Article - Fortifications of Berry Head
Author - David Evans

Article - John Wills & the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Dartmouth
Author - Chris Brooks & Roger Thorne

Article - Conservation of Holy Trinity Church, Torbryan
Author - Jo Cox & Peter Dare

Newsletter Number - 6
Date - Oct 1988

Articles - Secretary's Report
Author - Chris Brooks

Articles - Court House, North Molton
Author - Pauline Brain

Articles - Barn Conversions (statistics)
Author - Brian Blakeway, Chris Brooks & Jo Cox

Articles - Sgraffito at Colaton Raleigh & Winkleigh Churches
Author - Chris Brooks & Bruce Induni

Articles - Fortifications & Other Matters
Author - David Evans

Articles - Hallelujah! A New (chapel) Society
Author - Roger Thorne

Holcombe Rogus, All Saints, Richard Bluett monumentUffculme, Coldharbour MillExmouth, A la Ronde

Newsletter Number - 7
Date - Jun 1989

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - DNP New Conversion Policy for Farm Buildings
Author - Freda Wilkinson

Article - Repairs to the Ceiling Paintings at Great Potheridge
Author - Liz Induni

Newsletter Number - 8
Date - Feb 1990

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - Silverton Mill
Author - Isabel Richardson & Su Huxley

Article - Tiverton Transformed
Author - Mark Lewis

Article - Exeter Guildhall: A Conservation Report
Author -  Andrew Lawson

Article - Economic Growth & The Conservation of Historic Buildings in Devon
Author - Chris Brooks

Newsletter Number - 9
Date - Oct 1990

Article - Secretary's Report
Author -Chris Brooks

Article - Longhouse at Lower Chaddlehanger, Lamerton
Author - John Thorp

Article - Practical Uses of Limewash
Author - Bruce & Liz Induni

Article - Yarde Farm, Malborough
Author - Jo Cox

Article - Buildings at Risk
Author - Jenefer Chesher

DunsfordMortonhampstead, AlmshousesColyton, St Andrew’s

Newsletter Number - 10
Date - Jul 1991

Article - Editorial
Author -Chris Brooks

Article - The Roadford Operation
Author - Brian Blakeway

Article - Review of the Development Control Division, Mid Devon District Council
Author - Mark Lewis

Article - Notes on the Development of the Box Frame Window
Author - Jonathan Flint

Article - Sudden Death in Dartmouth: Obituary for the Methodist Church
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - Sticklepath Farm, Barnstaple
Author - Pauline Brain

Article - Some Aspects of Architectural Conservation in France
Author - Caroline Fay

Article - Cob
Author - Paul Bedford

Article - Request for Information on Pegged Slates in Devin
Author - Jo Cox & John Thorp

Newsletter Number - 11
Date - Feb 1992

Article - Editorial: Chapels Perilous
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - Inserting a Roof Truss into Gotham, Bakers Hill, Tiverton
Author - Mark Lewis

Article - A la Ronde, Exmouth
Author - Hugh Meller

Article - Discovering a C17 Yeoman's House & Family, Zeal Monachorum
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Request for Assistance: Romanesque Sculpture in Devon
Author - Francis Kelly

Newsletter Number - 12
Date - Mar 1994

Article - Editorial
Author - Su Jarwood

Article - Bare Ruined Choirs: Coming Problems & Devon's Historic Churches
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - John Betjeman Memorial Award
Author - Su Jarwood & Andrew Lawson

Article - Devon's Historic Buildings: New Discoveries
Author - Jo Cox

Article - The Demise of Steart Farm, Stoodleigh
Author - Mark Lewis

Article - Puzzles at Potheridge
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Barnstaple Conservation Area Advisory Committee
Author - Pauline Brain

Article - Casework in Practice: Some Thoughts for the DBG
Author - Jeremy Musson

Article - Contents Summary for Newsletter Nos. 1-12
Author - Roger Thorne

Topsham, the Strand, Shell HouseTopsham, the StrandTopsham, the Strand, Shell House

Newsletter Number - 13
Date - Jan 1995

Article - Editorial
Author - Su Jarwood

Article - Devon's Historic Buildings Need You!
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - Devon & Cornwall Medieval Stained Glass: Information, Please
Author - Chris Brooks and David Evans

Article - Sources in the Devon Record Office for the History of Buildings
Author - Margery Rowe

Article - Ecclesiastical Glebe Terriers as a Source of Building Descriptions
Author - Ann Adams

Article - A Bishops Tawton Wall Monument (Sir Francis Chichester)
Author - Torquil McNeillage

Article - A Part of Bradford That is Forever Black Torrington
Author - Roger Thorne

Article - Dartmouth Methodist Chapel
Author - Caroline Fay

Article - Bideford Quay
Author - Jeremy Sharpe

Article - Marker's Cottage
Author - Isabel Richardson

Article - Cob Revival: The Work of the Devon Earth Building Association 
Author - Larry Keefe

Article - Help Please! (with a gazetteer of Devon church monuments
Author - Chris Faunch

Newsletter Number - 14
Date - Jan 1996

Article - Editorial
Author - Su Jarwood

Article - A Crediton Perambulation (report on AGM 9 venue)
Author - Chris Brooks

Article - Bee Boles & Other Beekeeping Monuments in Devon
Author - Robert Ogden

Article - Nonconformist Notes & Methodist Musings - 1: Change & Decay
Author - Roger Thorne

Article - A Cob Building: Notes on Renewal
Author - Isabel Richardson

Article - Incised Slabs in Devon
Author - David Cook

Article - The Green Man in Devon
Author - Su Jarwood

Article - Smoking Chambers in Devon: particularly in the South Hams
Author - Robert Waterhouse

Newsletter Number - 15
Date - Apr 1997

Article - Editorial
Author - Jim Cheshire

Article - The Beer Studio: part 1
Author - Jim Cheshire

Article - Chinese Wallpapers at Saltram
Author - Ceri Johnson

Article - A Visit to Rural West Devon (report on AGM 10 venue)
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Glebe Cottage, Shaugh Prior, South West Devon
Author - Robert Waterhouse

Article - Frank Chesher (an obituary)
Author - Michael Laithwaite

Article - Group News (with notes on Conference 11 and AGM 11)
Author - Ann Adams

Topsham, The StrandBideford, Bridgeland StTopsham, the Strand

Newsletter Number - 16
Date - Feb 1998

Article - Secretary's Report (with reports on Conference 12 & AGM 12)
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Smoking Chambers in Devon: part 2
Author - Robert Waterhouse

Article - Casework 1997
Author - Peter Roseveare

Article - Two Mid-Devon Longhouses
Author - Nat Alcock

Article - Wall Paintings at the Bell Inn, Moretonhampstead
Author - Ann Adams & Jeremy Sharpe

Newsletter Number - 17
Date - Apr 1999

Article - Secretary's Report (with reports on Conference 13 & AGM 13)
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Casework Notes
Author - Peter Roseveare

Article - Broad Hall, North Tawton
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Country House Squash Courts in Devon
Author - Hugh Meller

Article - Foxhole Farmhouse, Halwill
Author - Jenny Sanders & Ann Adams

Newsletter Number - 18
Date - Jun 2000

Article - Review of 1999 (with reports on Conference 14 & AGM 14
Author - Ann Adams

Article - The (new) Drake Chamber Ceiling at Buckland Abbey
Author - Jane Schofield

Article - Anna Hulbert* (an obituary)
Author - Eddie Sinclair

Article - Protective Charms on Devon Buildings
Author - John Thorp

Article - James Ravilious (an obituary)
Author - Peter Beacham

Great Torrington, South StNorth Tawton, Newland MillBideford, Town Hall

Newsletter Number - 19
Date - Apr 2001

Article - Review of 2000 (with reports on Conference 15 & AGM 15)
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Bowden Farmstead, Buckland-in-the-Moor
Author - Jenny Sanders & John Dallimore

Article - The Inventory of John Ayshford
Author - John Thorp, Jo Cox & Anita Travers

Article - Recent Discoveries at No 21 The Mint, Exeter
Author - Richard Parker

Article - Conservation Plans
Author - Jo Cox

Newsletter Number - 20
Date - Jun 2002

Article - Review of the Year (with reports on Conferences 16 & 17 & AGM 16)
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Professor Chris Brooks (an obituary)
Author - Jo Cox

Article - Aidan Matthews (an obituary)
Author - Stewart Brown

Article - Investigating Devon's Parish Churches: useful sources
Author - Jo Cox & Anita Travers

Article - An Unusual Carpentry Joint at St Constantine's, Milton Abbot
Author - Stewart Brown

Newsletter Number - 21
Date - Jul 2003

Article - Review of the Year ( with reports on AGM 17 & Conference 18)
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Notices (exhibition of historic maps, Exeter; DCC thatching leaflet

Article - Poltimore House, near Exeter
Author - Peter Child

Article - Evidence for Shingled Roofs in Devon & Somerset Churches
Author - Stuart Blaylock

Article - Audrey Erskine (obituary notice)

North Tawton, the BurtonEndsleigh GardensEndsleigh, stonework

Newsletter Number - 22
Date - Oct 2004

Article - Review of the Year (with report on AGM 18) 
Author - Ann Adams

Article - School Buildings in Exeter 1800-1939 (history & gazetteer: 37) 
Author - Richard Parker

Newsletter Number - 23
Date -  Aut 2005

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Peter Child

Article - Editor's Review of 2004
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Hartland
Author - Ann Adams

Article - To Pew or Not to Pew?: A Report on the English Heritage Lydiard Tregoze Conference, June 2005
Author - Stuart Blaylock

Article - Doors at Dartmouth
Author - a reader's query

Article - Romanesque Sculpture: a request from the Courtauld Institute

Newsletter Number - 24
Date - Sum 2006

Article - Editor's Report 
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Scantle Slating at Addislade Farmhouse, Dean Prior
Author - Terry Hughes

Article - A Source of Information about Farm Buildings
Author - Jo Cox

Article - The Sidwell Street Methodist Church, Exeter
Author - Roger Thorne & Jo Cox

Endsleigh GardensEndsleigh Walltopping with RillEndsleigh Cobbles

Newsletter Number - 25
Date - Sum 2007

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Peter Child

Article - Newsletter Editor's Report
Author - Ann Adams

Article - The Origins of Devon Bench Ends
Author - Joanna Mattingly

Article - Painted and Sgraffito Decorated Plaster on Fireplaces
Author - Ann Adams

Article - The Rise and Fall of the Box Pew
Author - Jo Cox

Newsletter  Number - 26

Date - Aut 2008

Article - Secretary's Report
Author - Peter Child

Article - Newsletter Editor's Report
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Medieval Arched Bridges in Devon
Author - Stewart Brown

Article - Bridge Engineering - A Beginner’s Guide
Author - Bill Harvey

Article - Exeter Bridges
Author - Bill Harvey

Article - Exeter schools 1800-1845: An Update
Author - Stuart Blaylock and Richard Parker

Newsletter Number -27
Date - Aut 2009

Article - Secretary’s Report
Author - Peter Child

Article - Newsletter Editor’s Report
Author - Ann Adams

Article - Whimple Church: the value of Documentary Research to Support
                Understanding an 1845 Restoration
Author - Jo Cox

Article - Parkham Wood House, Brixham
Author - Peter Child

Article - Precursors of the Military Training Simulator at Stonehouse Barracks
Author - David Evans

Article - The Rebirth of the DBG Website
Authors - Caroline Garrett and Peter Marlow

Article - Some Early Photographs of Bradfield Manor From the National
                Monuments Record
Author - Jo Cox

Article - Book Review: West Country Farms. House and estate Surveys
               1598 - 1764
Author - Peter Child

Newsletter Number -28
Date - Sum 2010

Article - Introduction
Author - Peter O. Marlow

Article - Treasurer / Membership Secretary’s Report 2009
Author - Lyn Auty

Article - Devon Medieval Windmill Icons
Author - Martin Watts

Article - Another Post-War Listing
Author - Peter Child

Article - The Rise & Fall of Okehampton Workhouse
Author - Richard K Morriss

Article - The Walronds,  Part I
Author - Jo Cox

Article - Corrugated Iron in Dorset (and a Taster of Devon)
Author - Lizzie Induni

Article - The Bathing House at Elbury Cove, Churston Ferrers
Author - Peggie Upham

Article - The DBG Website: A Report on Latest News and Topical Issues
Author - Peter O. Marlow and Caroline Garrett

Newsletter Number – 29
Date - Summer  2011

Article - Secretary's Report 2009-2010
Author - Peter Child

Article - Treasurer / Membership Secretary’s Report 2009-2010
Author - Lyn Auty

Article - Ann
Author - Peter Child

Article - Reconstruction Drawings
Author - Richard Parker

Article - Down and Out, Some Lost and Forgotten Devon Country Houses
Author - Hugh Meller

Article - Restoration of Exeter Cathedral 1970-1978
Author - Peter Dare

Article - The Walronds Part 2
Author - Jo Cox

Article - Changing Times for Dartmoor Longhouses
Author - Jenny Sanders

Article - A Tremendous Book
Author - Peter Child

Article - Website Extracts 2010-2011
Author - Peter O. Marlow and Caroline Garrett

Newsletter Number – 30
Date - Summer 2012

Article - Secretary's Report 2010-2011
Author - Peter Child

Article - Treasurer / Membership Secretary’s Report 2010-2011
Author - Lyn Auty

Article - Organ Cases in Devon
Author - Nigel Browne

Article - High House, East Portlemouth and its 19th Century Ship Graffiti
Author - Robert Waterhouse

Article - An Anglo-Dutch Fireplace in Sidmouth
Author - David Jenkinson

Article - The Victorian Glasshouse and the work of Messenger and Co. in Devon
Author - Caroline Garrett

Article - The Repair of the Corn Ditch at Lower Hookner Farm, Bovey Tracey
Author - Tim Bucknall

Article - The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of a Victorian Cemetery: The Story of Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth
Author - Dr Henry Wills

Article - The Angels of All Saints Church, Plymouth
Author - Peter Marlow

Article - Book Review of Plymouth: Vision of a Modern City by Jeremy Gould
Author - Peter Child

Article - Book Review of A Noble Thing: The National Trust and its Benefactors by Merlin Waterson
Author - Peter Marlow

Article - Book Review of The English Medieval Roof: Crown Post to King Post ed. John Walker
Author - Peter Child

Article - Obituary of Christopher Powell
Author - Martin Watts

Newsletter Number – 31
Date - Summer 2013

Article - Secretary’s Report
Author – Peter Child
 
Article - Treasurer/Membership Secretary’s Report
Author – Lyn Auty
 
Article – Sand, Sea, and Sermons: A Voyage Around Some Seaside Chapels
Author – Roger Thorne
 
Article – Local Heritage Listing
Author – Mark Stobbs
 
Article – The Anderton House
Author – Caroline Stanford
 
Article – Voysey’s Cottage Hospital at Halwill Junction
Author – Jo Cox
 
Article – A Victorian Timber-framed House Made in Halberton in Tierrra del Fuego
Author – Jo Cox
 
Article – Cobbles in Devon
Author – Peter Marlow
 
Article - Book Review of Robert Furse. A Devon Family Memoir of 1593, ed. Anita Travers
Author – Peter Child
 
Article - Book Review of Devon’s Ancient Bench Ends by Todd Gray
Author – Joanna Mattingly
 
Article - Book Review of Dartmoor’s Alluring Uplands. Transhumance and Pastoral Management in the Middle Ages by Harold Fox, ed. by Matthew Tompkins and  Christopher Dyer
Author – Martin Cherry 

Newsletter Number – 32
Date - Summer 2014

Article - Secretary’s Report
Author – Peter Child
 
Article - Treasurer’s Report
Author – Lyn Auty
 
Article – The Walronds
Author – Jo Cox
 
Article – Plymouth 19th Century Churches
Author – Peter Child
 
Article – Stop Press: St Simon's, Mount Gould
Author – Peter Child
 
Article – The Sharpham Staircase
Author – Bill Harvey
 
Article – The Origins and Early Years of the Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society (1837-47)
Author – Martin Cherry
 
Article – The Curious Case of a Hare and a Coney
Author – John R L Thorp
 
Article - A Barn at Cadbury and the Pulley Question
Author – Peter Child
 
Article - Spot the Difference: Stoneman and Bowker
Author – Jo Cox
 
Article - Book Review of 'Of Sirens and Centaurs: Medieval Sculpture at Exeter Cathedral'
Author – Alex Woodcock