The success of Heritage Open Days has prompted Exeter council officials to consider extending them to include the three-year-old Exeter Chiefs rugby stadium, and the city’s new crown court building.
Exeter historian Todd Gray told thisisexeter: “There are two ways of looking at the heritage days, as something that has considerable heritage or is an interesting building around Exeter. The city centre has not really had good architecture in modern times, look at Paul Street, Summerland Street and Sidwell Street, so the court building could fit as an interesting building but Sandy Park does seem a bit odd.”
He preferred Rougemont House and the Royal Clarence, or even St James’s Park to join Cricklepit Mill, the Underground Passages and newer buildings such as the Met Office.
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