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The Village Hall

Picture by wetwebwork

Picture by wetwebwork

Typical of many of the village halls in Dorset, this one at Evershot is totally out of keeping with the architecture of this estate village.

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Picture by Mark Robinson

Picture by Mark Robinson

The River Frome rises in the Dorset Downs at Evershot, passes through Maiden Newton, Dorchester, West Stafford and Woodsford. At Wareham it and the River Piddle, also known as the River Trent, flow into Poole Harbour via the Wareham Channel.

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Tess Cottage Evershot by Chris Downer
© Chris Downer and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Reputedly the cottage on which Thomas Hardy based Tess’ Cottage in his novel Tess of the d’Urbervilles. Also visible is the parish church of St. Osmund.

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