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Tuesday, 20 July 2010
News Clipping: Poetry written in stone on Portland
Poetry celebrating the glory days of quarrying, penned by a former Portland stonemason, has been engraved and laid into dry-stone walls on the island. The poems, written by the late ‘Skylark’ Durston, were carved in large plaques of Portland stone by Weymouth College stonemasonry student Ian Chalmers and laid in walls next to the Old Engine Shed at East Weares.