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Picture by Barry

Picture by Barry

This reminder of the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway can be found at Sturminster Newton.  The plaque reads, ‘Here once passed the engines and men of the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway closed 6 March 1966’.

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Church Street

Picture by Hel

Picture by Hel

Is there anywhere in Dorset that doesn’t have a Church Street, Road or Lane? This one is in Sturminster Newton.

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Held each September, Heritage Week sees an abundance of stunning properties open their doors to visitors completely free of charge many of which are normally closed to the public, providing the perfect opportunity for architecture enthusiasts to discover some of Dorsets hidden charms. Video by icmtv.

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Fiddleford Manor by Marilyn Peddle

Fiddleford Manor is a medieval manor house located near Sturminster Newton. Originally built for the sheriff of Dorset, it is still a complete building with 600-year-old complex wooden roofs and is currently open to the public year-round

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The Market House at Sturminster Newton by Roy Louis D Cox
© Roy Cox and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Originally one of the main trading places in the square at Sturminster, the first floor of which provided premises for a dressmaking business in the late 19th century.

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