Museum Piece – edition 5

They came, they saw, they traded. Welcome to the second in our series on the amazing artefacts and specimens of The Square and Compass Museum, Worth Matravers. In this edition, Cath curates a tour of their newest display,...

Burngate Stone Carving Centre

School of Hard Knocks Reconnecting with the Earth at Burngate Stone Carving Centre                                     Burngate Stone Carving Centre perches on what is known locally as The Top Road, between the villages of Langton Matravers and Kingston, opposite the junction to Worth Matravers....

Blackstone and a Lost Truck Saved

Full article from edition 2. Includes photos not published in the hard-copy version. Photos and text by Ilay Cooper.                                   ‘We walked … towards Kimmeridge… descended the cliffs at Calcium Ledge, in the mossy cave there was a thickish layer of...

Square and Compass Museum Piece

Square and Compass Museum Piece, Full article, edition 6. By Cath Newman, featuring pieces from the museum at the Square & Compass pub, Worth Matravers. Images by Geoff Stubbs.   The past is always new in Purbeck. From Pterosaurs to pottery, bones to...