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The Community Open Day     Pete Kilgannon 1st January 2006

Following the official re-opening on Saint Andrew's day, the Committee wanted to provide a time when those in the local community, who couldn't come along during the week, could come and see the improvements made to their heritage site. The building was being hired for the following week end so the 10th December was decided upon. After the crowds of the official opening, it was quite a quiet affair, with a steady stream of visitors inspecting the building both inside and out.

There was also a visit from BBC Radio Devon and several enquiries regarding the letting of the halls. Visitors were not yet able to watch the film of the restoration, as this is due for editing and production in the new year. Instead some watched a film covering the South Tawton Parish and some of its activities. Church House will close now for public visits and reopen on April 2nd. It is however, still available for private bookings - see the Contact & Bookings page of this site.

Church House and St Andrew's on Community Open Day
The wheelchair access ramp
BBC Radio Devon car
Visitors settle in
Carpenter's marks on the roof timbers
The hearing induction loop
Visitors looking at the view outside
David Youle explaining a point to visitors
Looking down on the external stairway now not used
The churchyard behind Church House
Visitors watching a video of the local area
Visitors reading the wall panels
A side view with the perpendicular window and lytch gate
Rear view showing site of old oven
Ascending to the first floor

Further Information
Please contact David Youle

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