7 Cathedral Close / Mint Lane
We shall visit two of Exeter’s best-loved buildings. Both sites are in the centre of Exeter and served by buses to the High Street and Fore Street. Join us for a visit, either to both sites, or to just one.
11.00 am Devon and Exeter Institution, 7, The Close Exeter EX1 1EZ. Tour £4.00 per person
The institution has been providing a library for Exeter subscribers since 1813 in a building which was adapted from the town house of the Courtenay family. Savour the atmosphere of a Real Library in the two elegant Georgian rooms.
12.15 pm Lunch at Lloyd’s Kitchen in Catherine Street.
2.00 pm St Nicholas Priory, Mint Lane, Exeter EX4 3BL Tour £4.00 per person
The priory was founded in 1087 and was home to Benedictine monks until 1536. It then became the home of wealthy merchants but later became neglected until it was opened as a museum in the 20th century. The oldest building in Exeter, it is now owned by Exeter Historic Buildings Trust.
If you would like to join these tours, please contact Ian, the organiser, by 11 April. If you do not get any confirmation of your booking, please contact the Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org