Peter Orlando Hutchinson

A tour around the Down to Earth and Making History galleries highlighting key pieces from this prominent Devonian antiquarian's collection.



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Kingsteignton Figure

Kingsteignton Figure

Kingsteignton Figure
(Location 1 of 46)

Object 47, 'An Organised Society' in the 'Making History' gallery.

426-352 cal BC (2300-2500 years old)

This figurine was found at the former Zitherixon clay works near the town of Kingsteignton in 1867. It was later examined and illustrated by Hutchinson who traveled to the site especially to see it in 1875.

Farway Cup and Dagger

Farway Cup and Dagger

Farway Cup and Dagger
(Location 2 of 46)

Objects 10 and 9, </strong><strong>'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

3,600-3,700 years old

This dagger and cup were found by Rev. Kirwan during his 1870 excavations at Farway hill, which were often attended by Hutchinson. The dagger was found buried under a mound of flints and a tomb made of stones and the cup was found close by. Hutchinson later recorded the finding of these objects in his Second Barrow Report. The cup was found close to the dagger and is made of shale from Kimmeridge Bay in Dorset, refered to as 'Kimmeridge coal'.

Spindle Whorls

Spindle Whorls

Spindle Whorls
(Location 3 of 46)

Objects 63-65, 'An Organised Society' in the 'Making History' gallery

2,000-2,700 years old

Three spindle whorls found in Sidmouth during the 1870s, one found by Hutchinson, were donated to RAMM in 1877.

Achilles and Cheiron Figure

Achilles and Cheiron Figure

Achilles and Cheiron Figure
(Location 4 of 46)

Object 60, 'The Romans in Devon' in 'Making History'

AD 100-200

Found in 1840 by a man called Barnes at the mouth of the River Sid. This figure was originally attached to the top of a Roman folding tripod,an expensive piece of bronze furniture usedfor displaying trays or bowls of food. It depicts the Greek war hero Achilles riding on the centaur Cheiron, being attacked by wild animals. The figure was presented to RAMM by Mr. Heineken in 1871.

Farway Shale Cup

Farway Shale Cup

Farway Shale Cup
(Location 5 of 46)

Object 11, 'An Organised Society' in the 'Making History' gallery.

3,600-3,750 years old

The first of the two cups found at Farway in 1868 during excavations led by Rev. Kirwan and documented by Hutchinson. Found on the site referred to by Hutchinson as 'Seven Barrow Field,' it was probably part of a cremation as it was found amongst burnt bones and charcoal. The cup as it seen now is a different shape from how it was found originally as it began to crack and change was taken from the wet clay and exposed to the July heat.

Replica Rapier Moulds

Replica Rapier Moulds

Replica Rapier Moulds
(Location 6 of 46)

Object 160, 'An Organised Society' in the 'Making History' gallery

Originals around 3,275-3,400 years old

Replicas made of Bronze Age Rapier Moulds. In 1867 Hutchinson was told of a lady that was in the possession of rapier moulds. Believing she could make a small fortune, she had tried to sell them to the British Museum for £500 (the equivalent of just over £20,000 today). Needless to say, the offer was refused.

Urn, illustration

Urn, illustration

Urn, illustration
(Location 7 of 46)

Illustration of the fragment and the reconstructed urn in Hutchinson's 'History of Sidmouth'

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Kingsteignton Figure Illustration

Kingsteignton Figure Illustration

Kingsteignton Figure Illustration
(Location 8 of 46)

Hutchinson's Illustration of the figure in his sketchbook

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Kingsteignton Figure Diary Extracts

Kingsteignton Figure Diary Extracts

Kingsteignton Figure Diary Extracts
(Location 9 of 46)

Extract from Hutchinson's diary dated December 6th, 1875

"Monday December 6th, 1875. Went down to Newton Abbot to examine some antiquities which Messrs. Watts, Blake, Bearn and Co. have discovered in the Zitherixon clay works. The chief was a wooden figure 13.3 inches high, resembling the rude and ugly gods carved by the South Sea Islanders, found near the trunk of an oak tree black with age (from which tree they had made the walking stick I had in my hand) from twenty-three to twenty-five feet below the surface. There was likewise Roman pottery and a bronze Roman spear head. Also, they have the bones of the face or forehead of an ox (Bos longifrons ?) a leg bone, the femur of a dog apparently, ribs, etc. As I was anxious to collect all the particulars I could in order to send an exhaustive account to the Society of Antiquaries of London, together with photographs and full sized drawings, I expressed a wish to be directed to the spot where they were found. One of them offered to walk out with me. The wind was north-east and sharp enough, the ponds were frozen and the boys were sliding and skating. We went along the road for half a mile towards Kingsteignton, and soon after crossing the River Teign turned up a lane on the left for perhaps three hundred yards or more, at the end of which is a white of water several acres in extent with an island in it. This is the great clay pit, which had long been worked but was abandoned last year, so that the rain and floods had taken possession of it. There was about twenty feet of 'heading' over the pottery clay, which is disintegrated feldspar derived from the decomposed granite of Dartmoor. The 'heading' is composed of beds of gravel, stones and sand, resting uncomfortably on the clay which here dips to the west.

Monday January 3rd, 1876. Went again to Newton Abbot and walked out to the lake or pond, being the old claypit where the objects were found and made a sketch of it. The wooden figure near the trunk of the oak tree with the bones of animals scattered about, were met with on the northern side of the island. The island is only a heap of gravel thrown aside. Fragments of Roman pottery were also turned up. Towards the south end of the island the elegantly formed bronze spear head was discovered."

<p>Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office</p>

Peter Orlando Hutchinson

Peter Orlando Hutchinson

Peter Orlando Hutchinson
(Location 10 of 46)

Peter Orlando Hutchinson was a Victorian antiquary. Born in 1810, he spent most of his life in Sidmouth where he pursued a diverse range of interests. He was a dedicated collector of historic and prehistoric artefacts. He donated over five hundred objects to the museum and is associated with many more. Throughout his adult life, Hutchinson kept detailed diaries and sketchbooks recording everything he heard and saw. In his diaries we meet numerous local characters from the Devon antiquary scene, such as Mr Heineken, a close friend and a fellow donor of artefacts to RAMM, and the Reverend Kirwan.

In his Second Barrow Report, Hutchinson reveals his modern attitudesto the practice of archaeology through his criticism of Kirwan's careless excavation of a barrow, with"It is a pity that such excavations should be permitted by the owners, as they lead to no result- they confuse the heap by mixing the soil, they destroy landmarks that would be valuable to more careful searchers, they endanger the safety of objects that may be buried there, and they spoil the chances of success to scientific examiners afterwards." Unlike many of his contemporaries, Hutchinson meticulously mapped and measured the tumuli of south-east Devon. He often weighed up the advantages of the knowledge gained from excavating sites against the disadvantage of irreparably damaging the archaeological context, and he expresses his"great reluctance at the idea of digging further, for an incautious hand might easily destroy valuable evidence to science."

This tour will guide you through the highlights of Hutchinson's donated collection alongside extracts from his diaries and sketchbooks which give details about Hutchinson's interaction with these artefacts.

Baryte samples

Baryte samples

Baryte samples
(Location 11 of 46)

Objects 20-21, 'Volcanoes and Deserts,' 'Down to Earth'

Triassic, 235 - 208 million years old

Mineral samples found by Hutchinson at Peak Hill, one mile west of Sidmouth.

Hematite Sample

Hematite Sample

Hematite Sample
(Location 12 of 46)

Object 16, 'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

3,600-4,200 years old

From the Gittisham barrow opening in 1869. During the excavation Hutchinson visited three times and made detailed notes in his diary. Haematite, or iron oxide, was used to make the red pigment decorating the accessory vessel.

Farway Bone Bead

Farway Bone Bead

Farway Bone Bead
(Location 13 of 46)

Object 17, 'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

3,800-4,000 years old

Bone Bead from the 1870 excavations of Farway Barrows visited by Hutchinson. In his diary Hutchinson is critical of Kirwan's classification of this artefact as a bone bead but it is generally accepted that it is a bead and Hutchinson, on this occasion, was mistaken.

Farway Barrow finds

Farway Barrow finds

Farway Barrow finds
(Location 14 of 46)

3,500-4,000 years old

Collection of finds from various Farway Barrow excavations.The excavations of these Bronze Age round burial moundswere often attended by Hutchinson and his friend Mr Heineken. Farway hill lies about 4 miles south/southeast of Honiton and is part of a wider group of upland Barrow sites including Broad Down and Gittisham Hill.

Most of these objects are from the excavations in the late 1800s although some of them are from after Hutchinson's time in later excavations of the same barrows.

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Urn, Second Barrow Report

Urn, Second Barrow Report

Urn, Second Barrow Report
(Location 15 of 46)

Hutchinson's description of the opening of 'Barrow 57' in his contribution to the Report of the Second Barrow Committee, in the Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association Vol. 12

Accessory Vessel

Accessory Vessel

Accessory Vessel
(Location 16 of 46)

Object 18, 'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

3,800-4,00 years old

This is a small vessel found at Farway excavations. It may have been part of a larger group and was probably used for cremation. It was found by accident by Mr Blackmore, a gentleman from Torquay, much to Hutchinson's displeasure, and he blamed "ignorant workmen" for not finding it in its proper place. Often, accessory vessels accompany cremation urns and the careless excavation described by Hutchinson may explain why we do not have an accompanying urn.

The fine lines filled in with the red pigment haemotite used to decorate this vessel were probably intended to mimic basketry and is an example of what archaeologists call "Skeuomorphism". This is when the characteristics of an older material are coped on to a new material even though its not needed anymore. This was originally done because people are more comfortable using something which looks familiar to them and over time people become accustomed to the style.

Bronze Axe

Bronze Axe

Bronze Axe
(Location 17 of 46)

Object 3, 'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

3,000-3,700 years old

This axe, or palstave as it is sometimes known, is one of hundreds of “celts” found at Colyton Barrow, Lovehayne farm, between 1700 and 1810.

Most of these celts were sent to Honiton to be sold for scrap metal, however some survived in private collections. Hutchinson and his friend Mr. Heineken dug at Lovehayne some fifty or sixty years later and began to track down the missing axes. They found that four were rescued by Matthew Lee of Elford, only to be taken by workmen. One of these celts was retrieved by Hutchinson in 1877, and donated to the museum. This axe belonged to a Mr Snook and was illustrated by Hutchinson.

Accessory Vessel illustration

Accessory Vessel illustration

Accessory Vessel illustration
(Location 18 of 46)

Illustration of the vessel in Hutchinson's 'History of Sidmouth'

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office>

Replica Bronze Axe

Replica Bronze Axe

Replica Bronze Axe
(Location 19 of 46)

Object 4, 'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

Made in 1861

Replica Axe, or Palstave, made by Hutchinson of Mr Snook's original from Colyton Barrow, Lovehayne.

Axehead

Axehead

Axehead
(Location 20 of 46)

Object 7, 'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

3,000-3,700 years old

Found by Mr Fowler on a hillside between Honiton and Farway Hill. Hutchinson borrowed this axehead and made replicas which were also donated but not on display.

Three Bronze Rapiers

Three Bronze Rapiers

Three Bronze Rapiers
(Location 21 of 46)

Object 162, 'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

3,275-3,400 years old

Three of the six rapiers found at the fort at Larkbeare, near Whimple, along the ancient road between Straightway Head and Hembury and were later examined and sketched by Hutchinson in 1867.

Socketed Axehead

Socketed Axehead

Socketed Axehead
(Location 22 of 46)

Object 8, 'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

2,700-3,000 years old

This Bronze Age axehead wasfound at the Farway Barrow excavations and was later sketched by Hutchinson in his History of Sidmouth.

Amphora Fragments

Amphora Fragments

Amphora Fragments
(Location 23 of 46)

Object 82, 'The Romans in Devon' in 'Making History'

AD 400-600

Fragments collected by Rev. Kirwan, an acquaintance of Hutchinson,at High Peak, Sidmouth. The illustratrations and wrappingsmade by Hutchinson are also on display. The fragments were originally an amphora and constitute evidence that mediterranean wine was imported to Devon in the fifth and sixth centuries.

Cross Shaft

Cross Shaft

Cross Shaft
(Location 24 of 46)

Object 155, 'Open Wall' in 'Making History'

AD 900-1100

Cross Shaft made of Dartmoor Granite that was noted and sketched by Hutchinson in Gandy Street in 1866 although it was originally discovered among the masonry of the old Exe Bridge in 1774.

Accessory Vessel Diary Extract

Accessory Vessel Diary Extract

Accessory Vessel Diary Extract
(Location 25 of 46)

Extract from Hutchinson's diary dated 31st July 1868

"Friday July 31, 1868. Today, by way of a pleasant wind up, an expedition to the tumuli on Honiton hill, near Roncombe Gate, was planned. The day was a very agreeable one, though it would have been better if the labourers who were employed to dig had been more closely looked after. I cut an account of all these things from the Exeter Gazette, which I paste in out over."

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Urn

Urn

Urn
(Location 26 of 46)

Cremation urn

Object 20, 'An Organised Society' in 'Making History'

3,750-4,200 years old

Reconstruction of a Food Vessel found at Farway Barrows in 7 Barrow Field in 1868. The urn was originally found in pieces on top of burnt bones and charcoal. Hutchinson recounts the finding of the vessel in his contribution to the Second Barrow Report.

It is probably one of the only vessels of its type to be found in Devon.

Baryte samples diary extract

Baryte samples diary extract

Baryte samples diary extract
(Location 27 of 46)

Extract from diary dated May 24th 1858

"May 24. This evening Mr. Drew came to me, and with a mysterious and significant air drew from his pocket what he declared to be a petrified orange filled with diamonds! He found a round pebble on the beach some time ago, and has recently cut a slice off one side, and polished the exposed surface. On examining the thing, it proved to be nothing more than an Echinus, or Sea-egg, infiltrated with chalcedony, and a cavity in the centre, sparkling with crystals. I showed him an Echinus, which I had got out of a flint on Peak Hill; but as some of the prominent features had been rubbed off his specimen on the beach, and mine as rough and fresh, he could not distinguish the resemblance. Nothing that I could say in delicate language, shook his confidence in being the happy possessor of an orange full of diamonds."

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Spindle Whorls Diary Extract

Spindle Whorls Diary Extract

Spindle Whorls Diary Extract
(Location 28 of 46)

Extract from Hutchinson's diary dated 24th July 1877

"Tu. July 24, 1877. Packed up in a box about 100 ancient worked flints which I had found on the hills during the last seven years, and sent them to Mr. D'Urban the Curator of the Exeter Museum. Also these spindle whorls- one found by myself, and two by Mr. Ede of Lansdowne. He wished to arrange them at once, as the members of the British Association have been invited to visit Exeter after the Plymouth meeting next month."

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Spindle Whorls letter

Spindle Whorls letter

Spindle Whorls letter
(Location 29 of 46)

Letter from RAMM to Hutchinson, dated 26th July 1877

"My Dear Sir, I have safely received your box of worked flints and am very much obliged for them. They will be very useful to me. I am particularly pleased with the spindle-whorls for we had none in this museum. I regret that I was prevented writing to thank you yesterday but the arrival of some relations must be my excuse. Yours very truly, Mr. D'Urban"

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Achilles and Cheiron Figure Diary Extract

Achilles and Cheiron Figure Diary Extract

Achilles and Cheiron Figure Diary Extract
(Location 30 of 46)

Extract from Hutchinson's diary dated 13th June 1849

"Wednesday. June 13. Engaged all the morning in making a pen-and-Indian-ink copy of the Centaur belonging to Mr Heineken, which I borrowed of him yesterday. This bronze Centaur was found by a man called Barnes, at the mouth of the river Sid in 1840. It is described in the Gentleman's Magazine, and other places."

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Achilles and Cheiron Figure Illustration

Achilles and Cheiron Figure Illustration

Achilles and Cheiron Figure Illustration
(Location 31 of 46)

Illustration of the figure in Hutchinson's 'History of Sidmouth'

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Cross Shaft Diary Extract

Cross Shaft Diary Extract

Cross Shaft Diary Extract
(Location 32 of 46)

Extract from Hutchinson's diary dated 13th March 1866

"Tu. Mar. 13, 1866. Left Dawlish for Sidmouth, via Exeter. Whilst in Exeter, made a sketch of the block of granite at the corner of High Street and Gandy Street, which is supposed to be part of the shaft of an old cross. See my sketch book No 12, and at this date."

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Cross Shaft Illustration

Cross Shaft Illustration

Cross Shaft Illustration
(Location 33 of 46)

Watercolour of cross shaft from Hutchinson's sketchbook

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Farway Dagger and Cup Illustration

Farway Dagger and Cup Illustration

Farway Dagger and Cup Illustration
(Location 34 of 46)

Hutchinson's illustration of the cup and dagger, and the barrow in which they were found, in his History of Sidmouth

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Photo of Hutchinson

Photo of Hutchinson

Photo of Hutchinson
(Location 35 of 46)

Photographic portrait of Hutchinson in his History of Sidmouth

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Socketed Axehead, Second Barrow Report

Socketed Axehead, Second Barrow Report

Socketed Axehead, Second Barrow Report
(Location 36 of 46)

Hutchinson's description of the opening of 'Barrow 62' in his contribution to the Report of the Second Barrow Committee, in the Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association Vol. 12

Socketed Axehead illustration

Socketed Axehead illustration

Socketed Axehead illustration
(Location 37 of 46)

Illustration of the axehead in Hutchinson's 'History of Sidmouth'

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Farway Dagger and Cup, Second Barrow Report

Farway Dagger and Cup, Second Barrow Report

Farway Dagger and Cup, Second Barrow Report
(Location 38 of 46)

Hutchinson's description of the opening of 'Barrow 61' in his contribution to the Report of the Second Barrow Committee, in the Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association Vol. 12

Farway Dagger and Cup, Devonshire Association

Farway Dagger and Cup, Devonshire Association

Farway Dagger and Cup, Devonshire Association
(Location 39 of 46)

A Devonshire Association meeting report, which Hutchinson pasted in his diary

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Farway Shale Cup, Second Barrow Report

Farway Shale Cup, Second Barrow Report

Farway Shale Cup, Second Barrow Report
(Location 40 of 46)

Hutchinson's description of the opening of 'Barrow 53' in his contribution to the Report of the Second Barrow Committee, in the Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association Vol. 12

Farway Shale Cup Illustration

Farway Shale Cup Illustration

Farway Shale Cup Illustration
(Location 41 of 46)

Huchinson's illustration of the cup in his 'History of Sidmouth'

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Farway Shale Cup Replica

Farway Shale Cup Replica

Farway Shale Cup Replica
(Location 42 of 46)

Object 12

Modern replica made by Dennis Sloper in 1989

Farway Bone Bead, Second Barrow Report

Farway Bone Bead, Second Barrow Report

Farway Bone Bead, Second Barrow Report
(Location 43 of 46)

Hutchinson's description of the opening of 'Barrow 62' in his contribution to the Report of the Second Barrow Committee, in the Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association Vol. 12

Bronze Axe illustration

Bronze Axe illustration

Bronze Axe illustration
(Location 44 of 46)

llustration of the celt and the barrow in which it was found in Hutchinson's 'History of Sidmouth'

Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office

Hutchinson Self-Portrait

Hutchinson Self-Portrait

Hutchinson Self-Portrait
(Location 45 of 46)

A self-portrait of Hutchinson from his sketchbook

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Three Bronze Rapiers diary extract

Three Bronze Rapiers diary extract

Three Bronze Rapiers diary extract
(Location 46 of 46)

Extract from Hutchinson's diary date 24th June 1867

"Mon. June 24. 1867. - Got on the Exeter coach, but stopped short of Exeter. Got down at Liverydole, in Heavitree, and called on Mr. Charles Tucker, who has the custody of some bronze weapons, recently found by digging trenches for draining purposes at Larkbere, on the line of ancient road from Streetway or Straightway head to Henbury Fort. As they all to be engraved and described in the Journal of the Archaeological Association I did not take careful drawing of them.

But I subjoin sketches of them from memory.

They are six in number, the length of the longest about two feet, or perhaps a little more. The smallest, which has a detached rivet, is broken. They are broad and thin towards where the handle was, and the holes of the rivets are decayed out. Their make, or mode of use, or shape of the handle has not yet been ascertained. I think he said that none or only one had hitherto been found in England, but several in Ireland. He showed me an Irish one, with the rivet holes and rivets perfect, but no haft. Some have hazarded the conjecture that the handles may have been of horn. He told me of a lady now in London, (Whose name he could not remember) whose late father found, or became possessed of the mould in which such weapons were cast. I think he said this mould was found at Salcombe or Kingsbridge, or near there about in this County. Before his death, her father had made the remark that that would make her fortune if she sold it. From this observation she has taken up the idea that it is worth some fabulous sum. She has offered to sell it to the British Museum, but has demanded £500 as the price. This has been rejected, so she still retains the article. I believe it is the only mould of the kind that has ever been met with."

<p>Image: the East Devon AONB 'In the Footsteps of Peter Orlando Project' and the Devon Record Office</p>

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      (c)infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
      (d)infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
      (e)constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
      (f)constitute an incitement to commit a crime[, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity;
      (g)be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
      (h)be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
      (i)be blasphemous;
      (j)be in breach of official secrets legislation;
      (k)be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
      (l)depict violence, in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
      (m) be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;
      (n)be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
      (o)consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
      (p)constitute spam;
      (q)contain pictures of children under the age of 16 years whose parental consent hasn't been completly gained;
      (r)be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or
      (s)cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
    4. Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.
    5. You must not use our website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our website, breach the provisions of these terms and conditions.
    6. You must not submit to our website any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
  10. Report abuse
    1. If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our website, or any material or activity that breaches these terms and conditions, please let us know.
    2. You can let us know by email by clicking here: ramm.digitalmedia@gmail.com
  11. Limited warranties
    1. We do not warrant or represent:
      (a)the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
      (b)that the material on the website is up to date; or
      (c)that the website or any service on the website will remain available.
    2. We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent that these terms and conditions expressly provide otherwise, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.
    3. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.
  12. Limitations and exclusions of liability
    1. Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
      (a)limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
      (b)limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
      (c)limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
      (d)exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
    2. The limitations and exclusions of liability set out elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
      (a)govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
    3. To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
    4. We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
    5. We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
    6. We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
    7. We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
    8. You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
  13. Indemnity
    1. You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against any and all losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute) incurred or suffered by us and arising directly or indirectly out of:
      (a)any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions; or
      (b)your use of our website.
  14. Breaches of these terms and conditions
    1. Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:
      (a)send you one or more formal warnings;
      (b)temporarily suspend your access to our website;
      (c)permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;
      (d)block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;
      (e)contact any or all your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;
      (f)commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or
      (g)suspend or delete your account on our website.
    2. Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).
  15. Third party websites
    1. Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations.
  16. Competitions
    1. From time to time we may run competitions, free prize draws and/or other promotions on our website.
    2. Competitions will be subject to separate terms and conditions (which we will make available to you as appropriate).
  17. Variation
    1. We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.
    2. The revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of their publication on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of the terms and conditions. / We will give you written notice of any revision of these terms and conditions, and the revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date that we give you such notice; if you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions, you must stop using our website.
    3. If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the website, and you must stop using the website.
  18. Assignment
    1. You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
    2. You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
  19. Severability
    1. If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
    2. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
  20. Third party rights
    1. These terms and conditions are for our benefit and your benefit, and are not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
    2. The exercise of the parties' rights under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
  21. Law and jurisdiction
    1. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
    2. Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
  22. Our details
    1. This website is licensed and operated by Peter Orlando Hutchinson.
    2. You can contact us by using by email to ramm.digitalmedia@gmail.com
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