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[13 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Shute Piers, Shute | 1,036 views]
Shute Piers, Shute

Shute Piers, Shute

Description: Shute Piers
Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 88149
OS Grid Reference: SY2481098466
OS Grid Coordinates: 324810, 98466
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7809, -3.0679

Location: A35, Dalwood, Devon EX13 7QW
Locality: Shute
Local Authority: East Devon
County: Devon
Country: England
(left click on photos to enlarge and then again for even more enlargement)
Mr Youlden, a grocer, on the Shute to Dalwood road, c 1908.
History:
Shute Piers are a pair of former 18th Century gate-piers on either side of the Dalwood to Colyton road. Presumably they were originally the main gateway to the Shute Estate, positioned as they …

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[10 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on January 2012 Weather Report | 317 views]

2012 started with the residual mildness of 2011, with the
minimum temperature on the 1st being the same as on the 31st December
at 9.4,  the warmest night of the month. Other than four or five days in
the middle and the last few days when the continental high pressure
brought cold easterlies, January was mild, sometimes remarkably so, with
my highest reading of 14C occuring on the 18th.  Overall, with a mean
temperature of just over 6C,  this was the mildest January since 2008.
Even so,  I recorded eleven …

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[3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Shute Parish Council-minutes of meeting 15.12.11 | 526 views]

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF SHUTE PARISH COUNCIL HELD AT WHITFORD VILLAGE HALL ON THURSDAY 15TH DECEMBER 2011
AT 7.30PM.
Those present: Cllrs. Ms C Miltenburg, B Marshall, J Pearce, P Rugg,
Mrs E Sweetland, and R Wood, guest speakers Kimmo Evans & Patricia Farrell (East Devon AONB) and Mrs M Thomas (Clerk).
GUEST SPEAKERS – WILDSCAPES, SHUTE AND WHITFORD
Kimmo Evans following his presentation this time last year East Devon AONB has assisted with further work within the parish including the Parish Biodiversity Audit which is a …

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[2 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Short Mat Bowls at Whitford | 401 views]

Short Mat Bowls at Whitford

Short mat bowls became official in November 1989, although the beginning really started in 1988 when Devon Sports Council launched Action Sports to encourage the older population to “get off your armchairs?” By fund-raising events such as Table top sales, concerts by Tina and the Corry Dale singers and jumble sales etc. we were able to purchase our own mats and other equipment in April 1991, at a staggering price of over £1000, thus saving Action Sports the need to bring their equipment to Whitford. …