(From Western Daily Press)
Start as the first-time visitor starts, outside the finest - well, the only - mediaeval dwelling-house remaining in Plymouth.
Prysten House on Finewell Street is a magnificent building. Originally built by Plympton Priory in the 15th century, it boasts wondrous stonework and ogee windows, original timber rooves and a formerly galleried courtyard.
Despite the quiet bustle now within and the rushing and hushing of Plymouth city centre just a couple of hundred yards away, the whole building has that inimitable and immutable air of age-old peace which would remain in defiance of battles and orgies. This is a sanctuary.
The hall is limewashed and painted sparingly …