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Saturday, 20 November 2010

News Clipping: Whale of a task for bone expert

A curious 130-year old whalebone arch gracing Chideock Manor has been preserved for posterity thanks to a bit of serendipity and a lot of specialist knowledge.  Deirdre and Howard Coates bought Chideock Manor 14 years ago and have watched the whalebone arch – probably dating back to around 1880 – steadily crumble before their eyes.

READ MORE - Source: Bridport and Lyme Regis News Saturday 20th November 2010

More information visit http://www.natural-history-conservation.com/chideock.htm

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