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Photo Friday - More History 
8th-Feb-2016 03:44 pm
James - totally fascinated
Exeter has other historical heritage ... namely in 2 places on these set of photos.

The first is the Cathedral Square.  The buildings around the Cathedral are still used by clergy, and the Cathedral school - and show some lovely fifteenth - sixteenth century history.



I fiound it fascinating to see the drain down the centre of the cobbled street.
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Slightly on the squeue is Jiffy's fault - it's not always easy to focus when he is pulling to see what he can sniff (That's my story and I am sticking to it!!)
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The Cathedral is just visible on the right.
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I just love this door
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Another are of heritage that Exeter has is Georgian.  This is one of the main streets from that time, and are now mainly solicitors, accountants, etc.


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My brother Tim works in the building on the right.
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And a local recent history I spotted as I walked around
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Comments 
8th-Feb-2016 04:55 pm (UTC)
I love Tudor architecture and bet that some of those Georgian houses are Georgian facades with Tudor buildings behind
17th-Feb-2016 12:09 pm (UTC)
It is so lovely to see a city where there are so many styles of architecture - I too like to look at Tudor, but would love a Georgian house - there might even be enough space for my junk!!
8th-Feb-2016 05:42 pm (UTC)
Love the door too! Looks very Spring like with those crocuses.
17th-Feb-2016 12:09 pm (UTC)
That door is stunning - I should imagine the frost and rain have washed those poor crocuses away!
8th-Feb-2016 06:36 pm (UTC)
What a nice place - especially the Tudor area. I do love that door!
17th-Feb-2016 01:36 pm (UTC)
That door is stunning isn't it?
8th-Feb-2016 10:21 pm (UTC)
Thanks for sharing these and the other photos. It's really nice to see more of your beautiful historic town.
17th-Feb-2016 01:37 pm (UTC)
Exeter is certainly a stunning city - there wil be plenty more to share in the coming weeks.
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