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Dorchester Photographic Memories

Dorchester Photographic Memories

The photo 'Fordington, St George's Church 1898' appears in this book

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Caption for Fordington, St George's Church 1898: The church stands proudly above the village, which used to be totally separated from Dorchester. The much- restored church was first built in the Middle Ages, and the Perpendicular tower is 15th-century. In 1840 the bones of an Iron Age horse, together with its bridle, were discovered beneath the chancel.

An extract from Dorchester Photographic Memories.

Memories of Fordington Down

Fordington has changed a lot over the years in that there has been much infilling with houses. At the top of Pound Lane was Moule's Coffee Tavern which was used as a hall and a community space. Nearly opposite over the High Street, was the old grey stone vicarage where the Reverend Henry Moule once lived. The local (...Read full memory)

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