A monumental task in Swanage

Moves to resurrect a ‘lost’ memorial to Prince Albert could see an important part of Swanage heritage on public view once again in time for the bicentenary next year of both Queen Victoria and her beloved Consort. The Purbeck stone obelisk was built at the top of Court Hill on the High Street in December Read More…

Studland: art of the village

He was an Old Etonian, cultured, patrician and well-travelled. She was a clay-cutter’s daughter from Goathorn who rarely, if ever, left Purbeck. In the first half of the 20th century they made a treasure trove of artisan crafts that a century later is largely forgotten, but for two examples held by the Victoria and Albert Read More…