Exeter Civic Society

Exeter Civic Society

Nicholas Hilliard commemorated with a blue plaque

Posted: 21 October 2019

Exeter Civic Society's latest blue plaque commemorates Nicholas Hilliard, Tudor miniaturist, and his connection to St Pancras church.
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Dr Charles Newton Lovely: Exeter housing old and new

Posted: 2 February 2019

On Friday 1st February 2019 members of the Society braved the snowy weather to attend the unveiling of a blue plaque commemorating Dr Charles Newton Lovely. Dr Lovely was an Exeter GP and was the founding chairman of the Exeter Workmen’s Dwellings Company. The ceremony took place at Kings Dwellings, King Street, Exeter, which was one of the properties built by the Company.
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Mary the Pigeon Commemorated

Posted: 21 January 2018

On 20th January 2018 a good crowd gathered in West Street to see the unveiling of a blue plaque commemorating Mary the Second World War carrier pigeon and her trainer, Cecil "Charlie" Brewer.
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Plaque unveiled to Dame Georgiana Buller

Posted: 20 December 2017

The unveiling of a blue plaque commemorating Dame Georgiana Buller took place on Saturday 23 September 2017 at Bellair, County Hall
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Plaque commemorates Dame Elsie Knocker, heroic WW1 nurse

Posted: 5 November 2017

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City centre blue plaque badly damaged

Posted: 15 September 2017

The plaque for Sir Thomas Bodley, on the corner of High Street and Gandy Street, has been damaged.
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Central Exeter plaques walk

Posted: 15 September 2017

On 22 July a group of Society members was led through the rain-drenched centre of Exeter on a plaques trail based on a selection from the leaflet produced by the Society.
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New plaques in the pipeline

Posted: 15 September 2017

Get the latest information on plans for new Blue Plaques in Exeter.
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Hennis plaque is back in place at St. Sidwell's

Posted: 21 November 2016

The refurbished blue plaque commemorating Dr Peter Hennis is now in place on the wall of St. Sidwell's Church, Sidwell Street.
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Plaque to Franz Liszt survives the fire at the Royal Clarence Hotel

Posted: 31 October 2016

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