Ottery Heritage Society - Local History and Archaeology
Events & Projects
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Note: All meetings are held at The Institute, Yonder Street, Ottery St Mary, Devon unless otherwise stated.


April 16th 2019 (Tuesday)
            7.30pm: 'Brunel's SS Great Britain'
            Brian Portch reviews the career of SS Great Britain from its launch in 1843
            to its salvage and return to Bristol in 1970.

May 21st 2019 (Tuesday)
            7.30pm: 'The Groundwater Resource under Ottery'
             Marcus Adams of SW Water dscribes the groundwater resource of the
             Otter Valley and the importance of the Ottery St Mary wellfield.

June 18th 2019 (Tuesday)
            7.30pm: 'ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING'
            8.00pm: 'A cheap Piece of Magnificence'

             Nigel Pratt describes south west England's immensely rich decorative
             plasterwork from the 16th and 17th centuries.

July 16th 2019 (Tuesday)
            7.30pm: 'Roman Life around Ottery'
             John Smith discusses his research into the effect of Roman rule on life
             in Ottery St Mary and East Devon.

August -- No meeting

September 17th 2019 (Tuesday)
            7.30pm: 'The National Trust on Dartmoor - A Grand Tour'
             Join Paula Clarke, National Trust Community Engagement Officer, for
             a whistle-stop tour of all the National Trust sites across Dartmoor.

October 15th 2019 (Tuesday)
            7.30pm: 'Clinton Devon Estates Wildlife Update'
             Kim Strawbridge updates us on monitoring of the estate's wildlife, including
             the natural and cultural history of the Pebblebed Heaths.

October 19th 2019 (SATURDAY)
            'Coleridge Anniversary Lunch'
             Tumbling Weir Hotel, Ottery St Mary, 12.30 for 1.00pm. Details Later.

November 19th 2019 (Tuesday)
            7.30pm: 'Bring Along your Finds'
             Will Partridge, Finds Liaison Officer for SW Heritage, offers to cast an
             expert eye over any family bit and bobs you've discovered