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Sunday, 24 February 2008

History wakes up

Beneath the muck and dust of ages, Tyneham's centuries-old farm is stirring. For nearly 65 years all that has moved through its stables and stalls are bats, creepy-crawlies and the odd range warden - but a new project is under way that will see these buildings restored and reopened.

Not that it will ever be a working farm of course - Purbeck's famed ghost village has long since surrendered all possibility of human habitation - but it will provide a unique vantage point from which we can peer into the past.

READ MORE - Source: Bournemouth Daily Echo Saturday 23rd February 2008

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