Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum

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The Museum is now closed for the winter, except for Kingsbridge Celebrates Christmas on December 1st, and will re-open on Monday 25th March 2019. The Resource Centre remains open all year.

 

 

 

Virtual Tour - The Cookworthy Room

The Cookworthy Room

... is the old schoolroom, with its wood panelling inscribed with the initials of generations of schoolboys. Beneath the coat of arms of Charles II, the Headmaster stands at his desk with a commanding view of his pupils.Headmaster Seat

This room houses a permanent exhibition illustrating the development of Kingsbridge and the surrounding villages throughout the centuries, also a display relating to the Old Grammar School.

Beside this seat hangs a portrait of Thomas Crispin, who although born in Kingsbridge, lived and worked in Exeter as a fuller. In 1670 he built and endowed the Grammar School in his home town.Storyteller

 

 

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