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 →

Colyton Parish History Project was officially launched on 30 November 2015, by local historian Todd Gray. Funded by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Project will tell the history of the Parish of Colyton and will digitize and preserve the nationally important archives of the Chamber of Feoffees. The event was organised to.. read more →

26 Nov 2015
November 26, 2015

Ceramtec’s Final Farewell to Colyton

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In a charming and heart warming gesture, Neil Bygrave, MD of Ceramtec today presented Mrs Marian Sydenham, Chairman of Colyton Parish History Society, with a number of items reflecting the contribution of Ceramtec to the social history and development of Colyton. Items included albums of photographs depicting the history of Ceramtec here in Colyton –.. read more →

12 Nov 2015
November 12, 2015

Heritage Centre Opening Hours

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After a successful second season with 2240 visitors, the Heritage Centre closed at the end of the half term week on Saturday, 31 October 2015. It will open for Colyton’s annual Christmas Fayre on Wednesday, 2 December 2015. During the winter months there are no firm plans to be open; however we will reopen in.. read more →

Public Launch of Parish History Project – Monday, 30 November 2015 at 2.30 pm in Colyton Town Hall Local historian, Todd Gray, who is based at Exeter University, will launch the event for us with an illustrated lecture on the national significance of the Chamber of Feoffees’ Archive and the history of the Parish of.. read more →