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Walks. The body advances, while the mind flutters around like a bird.
Jules Renard

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 27th 2020

Remember when life’s path is steep, keep your mind even.
Horace

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 29th 2019

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Lau Tzu

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 25th 2019

In 1821 Mr William Dingley arrived in Sherborne from Launceston Cornwall.
He began worshipping in the Congregational Church in Long Street, but finding it too full and difficult to obtain a seat he decided to erect his own Wesleyan Chapel.
So in 1824 he purchased land and a large outhouse in Cheap Street and converted it into [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Oct 5th 2019

The Conduit at the bottom of Sherborne’s South Street.
The hexagonal 16th-century structure originally stood in the north cloisters of the abbey, where it was used for washing by the monks.
It was moved to this site after Henry VIII’s Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 4th 2019

The Public Weighbridge House dates from the 1700s and is a Grade II listed property located within the Sherborne Conservation Area. It stands to the south and in front of Sherborne Abbey adjacent to Half Moon Street. Here, despite the small size of the building, it provides an important visual element to this part of [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Oct 3rd 2019

Originally built as St Johns’ Almshouse, the modern day St Johns’ House benefits from the unique surroundings of the original Almshouse buildings but residents now enjoy contemporary and comfortable accommodation in a relaxed and friendly environment. Applications are welcomed from all who wish to enjoy what life at St Johns’ has to offer, without many [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 2nd 2019

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