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Although not a particularly large or intact site, this small area is well worth a look. The chapel... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Really ineresting

Tucked away in the city, little gem of history which is nicely kept. Good information boards if... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Neil H
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Hardly worth keeping .This is a small area of ruins that is not impressive. I wouldn't bother spending my time looking for it if I was visiting Exeter. I can understand why it may be important from a preservation perspective to try and maintain this...More

Thank Lance A
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Although not a particularly large or intact site, this small area is well worth a look. The chapel ruins are a welcome change from much of the bland city centre architecture, and the modern information boards are nicely done and very informative.

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Tucked away in the city, little gem of history which is nicely kept. Good information boards if you're interested, good way to spend 10-15 mins.

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 2 January 2018

It doesn't take long to walk around but has an interesting history told on plaques around the site. It's easily found in the centre of the shopping district.

Thank PattiP_01
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Located right in the city centre of Exeter are these amazing ruins that you are able to walk through with information plaques and boards giving interesting facts. Well worth seeing this if you are in Exeter.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Thursday 3rd August and we were having a walk about Exeter and we visited these ruins. One way to get there is from the High Street, just walk through St Stephen's Bow, a low archway, which will lead to Catherine Street where the ruins are...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is a wonderful part of Exeter. Just behind the centre of town. Just a special place to visit and gain and understanding of how the church influencing life in Exeter. I found this to be fascinating. I think you will enjoy this spot

Thank Basill_Mo
Reviewed 14 July 2017

What an amazing luck to have such piece of history right bang on within the city centre. When you touch the stones you still can feel the vibes of the people that made it/lived there thru time. Indeed, the present cannot have a future without...More

Thank phdgillon
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Luckily we had an Exeter local as our guide, as otherwise we'd never have stumbled across this tiny remnant. An interesting ruin, although some of the information boards are beginning to fade a little with age.

Thank TallTraveller274
Reviewed 30 June 2017

These almshouses and the adjoining chapel provide a lovely enclave in the centre of the city, just a short step from the main shopping street.. Thank goodness the local authority has not demolished them all in the name of progress. Our only complaint is that...More

Thank Michael C
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