Exeter Pubs

Over the past few centuries, nearly 500 pubs have opened their doors in Exeter.

While many have been lost due to time, money or misfortune, the stories and memories created in these ‘locals’ live on.

Exeter Pubs offers a captivating glimpse into the history of some of Exeter’s most famous pubs.


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About The Author

David Cornforth

Born in Yorkshire, David Cornforth was brought up in Windsor, and moved to Devon in 1974, where he has remained.

In 2004 he started the well known local website Exeter Memories, which has given him the chance to research many aspects of the city’s past, including many of its public houses, and to give talks on the city.

He has collected a large collection of historic photographs of the city, theatre programmes and other memorabilia.

With an eclectic collection of photographs, discover an insight into the history and life of the pubs in this area. From pub dogs to landlords, famous visitors to suspicious fires, learn some of the stories of Exeter’s numerous watering holes. Exeter Pubs provides something for everyone, whether they have lived in Exeter all their lives, or just visiting this vibrant town. Book ISBN 9781445641010 Book Format Paperback pages 96 pages Publication Date 15 Nov 2014 Height 165 Width 235 Illustrations 82