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Old moving house

Walked along to the house that my bed in Exeter, not far from the Exe Bridges. Moving its location... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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What a lovely beauty

Such a pretty house. The house one passes on the way to the quay it has been moved to allow... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jenny i
St Austell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked along to the house that my bed in Exeter, not far from the Exe Bridges. Moving its location over fifty years ago it looks top heavy and about to fall - but I'm sure it's ok! Bridal shop inside too.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a pretty house. The house one passes on the way to the quay it has been moved to allow progress.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jenny i
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is likely to be seen on your walk around Exeter from the town to the river. We enjoyed the background story from the Red coats walking tour. Definitely a photo opportunity and combined with the interesting church opposite with the Mathew Miller clock a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Johns1951
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t open when we went but can look into the window of this bridal shop and see the charming wooden interior. Visit took 5 minute. Opposite very sweet church too

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 993Rpg
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building. It currently holds a bridal shop but it is worth seeing if you enjoy older buildings. Just across from a lovely second hand book shop ‘Book Cycle’ that I’d recommend also!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Carly251016
Reviewed July 26, 2018

The house currently houses a wedding bridal shop but it is amazing to look at this medieval building and to read the information supplied outside. The House that moved is opposite the astronomical clock ...visit near the hour to see the movement of the statues.One...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Mags L
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Tuesday 1st May we were in Exeter and we visited this historic house, a few days earlier it was featured on a BBC television programme, Flog It, we were intrigued so decided to visit when next in Exeter. It is situated in Edmund Street and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank David D
Reviewed March 24, 2018

I can remember when this 14th century house was moved in 1961 to make way for the inner bypass Often tell my children and now grandchildren about this unique happening Whilst in Town I took a walk down with my grand children to show them...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JeffTheChairman
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

It’s worth watching the 1960s BBC documentary before visiting as this will fill in any gaps. A typically ridiculous British eccentric thing to do..... to lift up a whole house and move it a short distance... Lovely Tudor design

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JohnF7308
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

In the early 1960's a bypass and newer road networks were needed for Exeter city. One of the new roads was to pass through this house believed to have been built in 1430. Rather than demolish it, the house was moved and rebuilt in 1961...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank rayrest
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