2020s Development Films

Watch our collection of short films about the fascinating heritage conservation and archaeological work taking place at Exeter Cathedral.


October 2020
The Cloisters Gallery Archaeological Investigation 

Find out what was discovered at an archaeological dig in the Cloisters Garden of Exeter Cathedral. The investigation, at a site of significant historical interest, was commissioned to uncover early structures that will guide the design of a proposed new Cloister Gallery. With special thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Allchurches Trust and Packexe for supporting this project.

February 2021
The Chapter House Ceiling

Cathedral archaeologist John Allan joins restoration expert Hugh Harrison and apprentice Dan Stewart as they inspect Exeter Cathedral’s 15th century Chapter House ceiling. With special thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund, The Dulverton Trust, and Laing Family Trusts for supporting this project.

April 2021
Exeter Cathedral’s East End Archaeological Investigation

Cathedral archaeologist John Allan reveals the latest phase of exciting archaeological investigation work in the east end of Exeter Cathedral, and talks about the history of its stunning floor tiles. With special thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Lottery players throughout the country, for supporting this project.

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