Pevsner Perambulation Saltash

Ref: C3530380

Saltash is a fascinating medieval borough and Tamar crossing point with a charter going back to 1201. This perambulation (guided walk) will start at the waterfront and work up through the town considering such subjects as the impact of slum clearances, bridge building and pre-1600 building survival (Meeting place - outside The Boatman Inn, Saltash).

Course aim

To study present and past Saltash architecture in situ through the eyes of Nikolaus Pevsner.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Discuss the growth and development of this 'gateway' to Cornwall
  • Recognise and describe some unfamiliar architectural terms
  • Pass on information to others

How will I be taught?

  • outdoor observations and discussions

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • Binoculars, cameras, maps, Pencil/pen and notebook or tablet, good walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course information sheet

Pevsner Perambulation Saltash

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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