Discovering Dunkeswell Abbey – A Project Summary

History of Dunkeswell Abbey Dunkeswell Abbey is a scheduled 13th century Cistercian abbey 2 miles north of the village of Dunkeswell. Some upstanding remains survive today and parts of the abbey church are incorporated into the current Victorian church constructed in...

Dunkeswell Abbey Interpretation Boards up!

Our display in the red phone box at Dunkeswell Abbey is now up! Here’s Catherine, giving you a preview of the display. https://heritageartspeople.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/VID-20200614-WA0000.mp4 Here’s a close up of the new interpretation board,...

Dunkeswell Abbey Celebration

We had a great day at our Dunkeswell Abbey celebration event in September, organised as part of our Discovering Dunkeswell Abbey project (funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund). The sun shone and our volunteers turned out in force to help make the day a...

Dunkeswell Abbey Tours for Heritage Open Day

We’re delighted to be organising three guided tours of 13th century Dunkeswell Abbey on September 14th for Heritage Open Day. Join volunteer ambassadors from the Heritage Lottery Funded Discovering Dunkeswell Abbey project for a guided tour of the remains of...

Dunkeswell Abbey Illustrator on Board

We’re really pleased that we have Exeter archaeologist and illustrator Richard Parker on board as part of our Discovering Dunkeswell Abbey team. Richard worked for many years as an archaeologist with Exeter Archaeology. During this time, and since he went...