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Ann Barwood BEM

Ann Barwood BEM

Ann Barwood has been head of the Cathedral’s Library and Archive Service since 2003. Prior to retirement in 2001 she had worked for the final 13 years of her professional life as a senior manager in both local and central government. She served as a Chapter Canon, and, following that period of office, was made […]

Exeter Cathedral’s Ancient Manuscript Unlocks Mysteries of the Domesday Book in a Major New Study

Exeter Cathedral’s Ancient Manuscript Unlocks Mysteries of the Domesday Book in a Major New Study

Exeter Cathedral’s 935-year-old Exon Domesday manuscript has unlocked significant new developments in historians’ understanding of the Domesday Book – the record of conquered England compiled on the orders of William the Conqueror in 1086. A major new collaborative study of the Exon Domesday, led by University of Oxford’s world-leading expert Professor Stephen Baxter, shows the […]

Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives retains prestigious Archive Service Accreditation

Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives retains prestigious Archive Service Accreditation

By Ann Barwood, Canon Librarian It was about 12 noon on Tuesday 10th March, when Ellie the Cathedral Archivist came to find me and said ‘we’ve got it!’ What was IT you may ask ? Well back in November 2019 we had submitted an application to the Archive Accreditation Panel to seek retention of our […]

PRESS RELEASE: Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives retains full accreditation status

PRESS RELEASE: Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives retains full accreditation status

Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives are proud to announce that they have retained full accreditation status from The National Archives. In 2014 the Library and Archives at Exeter were the first Cathedral establishment to receive the prestigious award of Archive Service Accreditation from the Archive Service Accreditation Panel. To retain this status there is a […]

Exeter Cathedral’s Anglo-Saxon manuscripts

Exeter Cathedral’s Anglo-Saxon manuscripts

This is a big year for Exeter’s Anglo-Saxon manuscripts. Between October 2018 and February 2019, the British Library, London hosted the exhibition ‘Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War.’ This landmark event brought together almost 180 items gathered from across the world, including three from Exeter Cathedral Library & Archives. In advance of a summer of events […]

Exeter Cathedral treasure joins celebration of the Anglo-Saxons at the British Library

Exeter Cathedral treasure joins celebration of the Anglo-Saxons at the British Library

The Exeter Book, widely regarded as one of the foundation documents of English literature and cared for by Exeter Cathedral Library since the 11th century, goes on display to the public today as part of a new major exhibition at the British Library in London. “Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War” is the largest ever exhibition […]

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