The crypt at Shaftesbury Abbey has collapsed.
The lack of running water in our hilltop town has been a consistent theme throughout our history. Jamie Wright is keen to learn more about efforts to pipe water to Shaftesbury in the early 1700s.
Shaftesbury resident Joanna Tucholska appealed on Alfred for information about Polish army captain Stefan Nelken. He is buried in Mampitts Lane Cemetery.
Two Shaftesbury friends who grew up in Poland will mark their nation’s Independence Day in a private ceremony at Mampitts Cemetery today.
Tonight (Tuesday 10th) at 7.30 pm, Shaftesbury and District Archaeological Group will host a talk by animal bones specialist Paul Clarkson of Bournemouth University.