Editor’s Note Something that has puzzled me since I became Bailiff to the Chamber of Feoffees just over 3 years ago is why the good citizens of Colyton paid King Henry VIII 1000 marks and not in pounds for the seized Courtenay estates in Colyton?  And what was a mark worth? I mentioned this to.. read more →

23 Mar 2016
March 23, 2016

Walking Tours of Colyton – 2016

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2.      Weekly Walking Tours of Colyton   Weekly walking tours of Colyton with experienced local guides begin again on Thursday 7 April and run through to 29 September 2016.  The tours take place every week regardless of weather.  This year there will be a special heraldic banner display in the town centre. Walks begin.. read more →

Heritage Centre – 2016 Opening Times                         The Heritage Centre  will re-open for our third season on Monday 11 April, and will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 till 4, and 10 to 1 on Saturdays. We are opening a little.. read more →

23 Mar 2016
March 23, 2016

King Charles Visits Colyton

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          An exciting discovery was made recently at a meeting of the Parish History Project Steering Group,  held in the  Feoffees’ Town Hall boardroom.  Professor Todd Gray was taking the opportunity to examine some of the Feoffees’ historic records.  Randomly opening a book of records and accounts dating from the 17th.. read more →

John Forrester Addie dressed in a costume typical of a wealthy merchant from the late medieval period – which he made himself. Such an outfit may well have been worn by the owner of the Merchant’s House in Market Place, Colyton now home to the Heritage Centre. John’s handiwork will be on display in the.. read more →