Museum Piece – The Square & Compass Pub

Another of Cath Newman's charming descriptions of the extraordinary objects to be found at the Museum in the Square and Compass pub, Worth Matravers. Dorset, that is. Purbeck...  SAMIAN WARE FRAGMENTS Terra Sigillata, otherwise known as Samian Ware, was made in the...

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...

Swamp Life with Charles Newman – Microfossils

From edition 3. Microfossils have been studied for a century or so yet not largely (pardon the pun) publicised. Even today it comes as a surprise to think such tiny creatures as these described here lived in the shadows 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...