There is also a summer weekend service to Okehampton for access to Dartmoor. The church was envisaged by W. D. Caroe, with the windows being manufactured by Kempe & Tower, and was later constructed between 1897 and 1900. Speedway was also staged briefly at tracks in Alphington and Peamore after the Second World War.  Exeter recovered well, however, and finished 8th in the league that season, one point off a playoff spot.  In November 1994, the club almost went out of business and sold its stadium to Beazer Homes for a sum of £650,000, but were able to stay there after the local council took it over. - Exeter City Futures", "Traders hit back after 'clone town' attack", https://www.devonlive.com/farewell-mcgahey-tobacconist-exeter-high-2624009, "First pictures of House of Fraser plans show dramatic rooftop bar", "Cranbrook - Exeter and East Devon Growth Point", "Guard House and attached wall Wyvern Barracks (1109979)", "The Higher Barracks, or Cavalry Barracks - Howell Road", "Devon County War Memorial and Processional Way (1393228)", "The changing face of Bridge Road in Exeter", "UK storms destroy railway line and leave thousands without power", "Dawlish's storm-damaged railway line reopens", "Network Rail chooses Dawlish alternative route", "Telling our stories, finding our roots Exeter Multicultural History - Timeline", "Premiership final: Wasps 20-23 Exeter Chiefs (aet)", "Cup final: Exeter Chiefs 15-8 Northampton Saints", "Exeter Saracens Rugby Football Club Website", "Chris Martin and Exeter - why Coldplay dropped album exclusive in city paper", List of English words of Old Norse origin, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Exeter&oldid=988086628, Pages with non-numeric formatnum arguments, Articles with Latin-language sources (la), Articles with dead external links from August 2019, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles containing Ancient Greek (to 1453)-language text, Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2011, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2017, Articles needing additional references from September 2019, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from July 2020, Articles needing additional references from May 2010, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz area identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. For instance, in Homer's epic poem the Iliad the Greek forces laid siege to the walls of Troy. The club is nicknamed The Grecians, a name whose origin remains the subject of much speculation. The departure of manager Terry Cooper and key players such as Shaun Taylor, Richard Dryden, Clive Whitehead, Brian McDermott and Steve Neville left new boss Alan Ball to pick up the pieces. City abandoned its supposedly unlucky green and white kit, and turned out for the first time in red and white striped shirts at home to West Ham United on 12 November.