Ward & Chowen Archive
1 Jan 2017
Dr Ann Pulsford and Dr Mary Freeman
Tucked away in the corner of Guildhall Square, next to the entrance to the Tavistock Museum, is one of the hidden treasures of Tavistock and one of it...
1 Dec 2016
Dr Ann Pulsford
One of the delights of December in Tavistock is the Christmas Tree Festival held in the parish Church of St Eustachius. The lights on the creatively d...
Most of us are aware of the superstition that the Christmas decorations must be taken down on or before Twelfth Night, the final day of the twelve day...
14 Aug 2016
Tavistock Subscription Library is now housed in Court Gate, adjacent to the museum, but between 1821 and 1831 it had its own splendid classical...
1 Mar 2016
Visitors to Tavistock Museum enter through the ground floor of Court Gate cottage, which used to be the librarian’s accommodation for the Tavistock Su...
1 Aug 2015
Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s best known memorial to his pioneering railway work in Devon is the magnificent Royal Albert Bridge, which carries the Great...
Tavistock Subscription Library
January 1, 2017
A History of the Christmas Tree
December 1, 2016