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Saturday, 23 June 2001

Claw and disorder

Nick Churchill turns back the clock to relive the fateful day a sea monster brought fear to a Dorset village.

Surrounded by countryside in the heart of Dorset's sheepland, there is no apparent reason why the quiet and quaint village of Shapwick, near Badbury Rings, should have a legend about a crab or a pub called the Anchor Inn.

Source: Dorset Echo Saturday 23rd Jun 2001

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