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Hilltop History – Dave Hardman On Escaping North Dorset To Flee Poverty

Listen to Dave Hardiman tell the life story of West Orchard resident Elizabeth Lemon and her colourful life.

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Hilltop History – Episode 11

Listen to Alfred’s Hilltop History programme, introduced by Elaine Barratt.

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Hilltop History – The Bones Buried In An Abbey Casket

The newspapers described the discovery of bones at Shaftesbury Abbey in 1931 as ‘one of the greatest historical discoveries of the century’.

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Hilltop History – Episode 10

Listen to Alfred’s Hilltop History programme, introduced by Elaine Barratt.

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Hilltop History – Episode 9

Listen to episode 9 of Alfred’s weekly ‘Hilltop History’ show.

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Hilltop History – Episode 8

Listen to episode 8 of Alfred’s weekly ‘Hilltop History’ show, presented by Elaine Barratt.

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Hilltop History – The Historic Sideboard That Brought Visitors To Shaftesbury

Bob Kelley tells the story of a unique and very valuable piece of furniture, which was once used to promote Shaftesbury.

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Hilltop History – Was There A Castle On Shaftesbury’s Castle Hill?

Was there a castle on Shaftesbury’s Castle Hill? Alfred’s Alex Wynter has been investigating.

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Hilltop History – Episode 7

Listen to episode 7 of Alfred’s weekly ‘Hilltop History’ show, presented by Ann Taylor. Read More