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  • Laverstock Farm :: Local People
    to the life of this extraordinary and enigmatic man It was in this small austere house that Lawrence the illegitimate son of Sir Thomas Chapman born in Tremadoc in Wales on 16 August 1888 lived on and off for the last 12 years of his life Lawrence rented the nearly derelict brick and tile labourer s cottage in 1923 under the name of Aircraftman Shaw He d been welcomed home with much acclaim after the war and later he joined the Tank Corps at nearby Bovington Camp He used the pseudonym to avoid publicity Cloud s Hill contains most of Larence s original furniture and possessions Nothing in Clouds Hill is to be a care upon the World he wrote While I have it there shall be nothing exquisite or unique in it Nothing to anchor me Over the door he carved a Greek inscription that translates as I don t care Here Lawrence revised the account of his wartime experiences Seven Pillars of Wisdom The famous Thomas Hardy and E M Forster visited and mixed easily with ordinary soldiers listening to music and eating Lawrence s picnics The cottage was a place where Lawrence worked and entertained but he rarely stayed overnight As a serving soldier he was obliged to sleep at Bovington Camp Lawrence transferred back into the RAF in 1925 but kept Clouds Hill and eventually bought it To pay for the renovations he sold a treasured gold dagger from Mecca He retired here in 1935 and was killed in a motorcycle accident near the cottage a few months later Hidden amongst woodlands the cottage consists of four rooms with a stairway rising through the middle The low ceilings wouldn t have bothered Lawrence as he was only 5 feet 4 inches tall Given his complex personality it s not surprising that his home is heavily idiosyncratic His bedroom is decorated with aluminium foil which he thought would be good insulation The Book Room is dominated by what appears to be a large leather covered double bed surrounded by book shelves It turns out it s a couch where guests sat and where Lawrence sprawled to read His typewriter and an acoustic gramophone complete with 78 rpm records are displayed in the Music Room The bathroom has a bath but no toilet Running hot water was only added shortly before he died In the garage is an exhibition with photos of his life T E Lawrence s funeral took place at St Nicholas Church in Moreton and was attended by Churchill the King of Iraq and Vidal Sassoon He is buried across the road from the church The church has exquisite beautiful windows of clear glass sandblasted etched and engraved with a variety of images by Whistler well worth a visit At the Saxon St Martin s Church in Wareham you ll find a life size crusader style effigy of Lawrence in full Arab dress Artist Eric Kennington carved it out of Purbeck marble and Portland stone

    Original URL path: http://www.laverstockfarm.co.uk/famous-local-people/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Laverstock Farm :: Well, I never knew this about Dorset!
    He was determined to give his wife and children a dose of cowpox and so he took them to a nearby farm at Chetnole where there was an outbreak of the infection In an open field he took some pus from an infected cow and using the point of a stocking needle scratched his wife s arm and injected the pus thus performing the world s first recorded vaccination The term vaccination comes from the Latin word for cow vacca He then repeated the procedure on his two sons All of them suffered for a few days with the cowpox and then called James Phipps in 1796 In 1797 the Jestys moved to Worth Matravers where Benjamin performed many more vaccinations on the local people On his gravestone are the words the first person known that introduced the Cow Pox by inoculation On the 11 June 1685 the Duke of Monmouth the pretender to the throne landed on the beach at Lyme Regis 11 4 miles 25 minutes DT7 3JF www lymeregis com with about 80 men including England s first novelist Daniel Defoe They marched north picking up support as they went and met with the forces of James II led by John Churchill later Duke of Marlborough at Sedgemoor in Somerset on 6 July Monmouth s army was soundly defeated and he fled across country with Lord Grey and three companions They headed to Dorset making for Poole where they hoped to catch a boat to Holland At Woodyates just inside Dorset to the north was an inn owned by the Earl of Shaftesbury and tenanted by Robert Browning ancestor of the poet Here the group left their horses and split up Monmouth disguised as a shepherd He made his way into open country near Horton and was seen climbing over a hedge by an old woman Amy Farrant living in a nearby cottage A search was organised at sunrise and a militiaman named Parkin spotted what looked like a pile of clothes in a ditch beneath an ash tree He dragged out the Duke of Monmouth by then haggard and scruffy with nothing in his pockets except raw peas and a badge of the Order of the Garter given to him by his father Charles II The spot has been known ever since as Monmouth s Ash Monmouth was beheaded on Tower Hill on 15 July In the aftermath at the Bloody Assizes of Judge Jeffreys over 300 of Monmouth s supporters were executed The defeat at Sedgemoor was not entirely unproductive for Daniel Defoe While hiding in a churchyard during his escape he saw the name Robinson Crusoe on a gravestone and filled it away for later use After the Restoration Charles II returned many times to Dorset to thank those who had helped him during his escape after the battle of Worcester in 1651 On one of these trips he stopped in Godmanstone 24 5 miles 40 minutes and asked at the blacksmith s forge

    Original URL path: http://www.laverstockfarm.co.uk/well-i-never-knew-this-about-dorset/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Laverstock Farm :: Interactive Map
    miles from Bridport West Bay and eleven miles from Lyme Regis Our cottages are perfectly located to explore West Dorset East Devon and the Jurassic Coast They are perfect if you enjoy walking or simply wish to escape busy life because we are surrounded by beautiful countryside and have extensive footpaths Please click here to see the location of all of our cottages recommended places to eat and recommended places to visit Please click on the list to the left of the map осаго купить retail ua создать интернет магазин цена progressive ua Our Accommodation Laverstock Farm offers Bed Breakfast and Self Catering accommodation Laverstock is a beautiful and well kept private estate at the end of long sweeping driveway comprising of a country house and five cottages within a working farm Befferlands Cottage Sleeps Charmouth West Dorset Everdene Hut Shepherds Hut Laverstock West Dorset Laverstock Cottage 4 Bedrooms Laverstock West Dorset Granary Cottage 3 Bedrooms Laverstock West Dorset Admirals Cottage 1 Bedroom Laverstock West Dorset Apple Loft 1 Bedroom studio Laverstock West Dorset Gardener s Cottage 1 Bedroom Laverstock West Dorset Herdwick Hut Shepherds Hut Laverstock West Dorset Laverstock Combined 11 Bedrooms Laverstock West Dorset Highfield Cottage 2 Bedrooms

    Original URL path: http://www.laverstockfarm.co.uk/interactive-map/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Laverstock Farm :: Booking Process
    the start date and number of nights accommodation required in the box on the right or click here and you will be taken to our Online Booking Service which will present you with the available options based on your entered information We have different policies regarding the minimum length of stay depending on the cottage and the time of year Where applicable the changeover day for weekly bookings is Friday except for Christmas and New Year which is Saturday If you are looking for a length of stay that is not shown and we have availability then please contact us and we may be able to accommodate you Please click here for the terms and conditions of booking You will need to confirm that you accept these to make a booking request If you have any questions before you book then please email Emma at ejb90 hotmail com or call us on 01308 867 866 If you would like to book Bed and Breakfast accommodation please email Emma at ejb90 hotmail com or call us on 01308 867 866 Check In date Nights Our Accommodation Heartsease Cottage Stoke Abbott Granary Cottage Laverstock Laverstock Cottage Laverstock Admirals Cottage Laverstock Apple Loft

    Original URL path: http://www.laverstockfarm.co.uk/booking-process/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Laverstock Farm :: Contact Us
    canada goose jakke 2015 zonechillout CONTACT US You can contact us in the following ways Address Laverstock House Laverstock Bridport Dorset DT6 5PE United Kingdom Tel Mobile 07766 522 798 Office 01308 867866 Email ejb90 hotmail com General Manager Emma Blackburn Tel 44 0 7766 522 798 осаго с доставкой retail ua створити інтернет магазин progressive ua Our Accommodation Heartsease Cottage Stoke Abbott Granary Cottage Laverstock Laverstock Cottage Laverstock Admirals

    Original URL path: http://www.laverstockfarm.co.uk/about/contact-us/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Laverstock Farm :: Befferlands Cottage – Sleeps 2
    knew this about Dorset Interactive Map showing things to do and places to eat Tariffs and How to Book Contact Us grupo calipso retail note chiebukuro yahoo co jp canada goose dame canada goose jakke brugt canada goose parka sale canada goose dk online canada goose jakke 2015 zonechillout Befferlands Cottage Sleeps 2 Charmouth West Dorset Befferlands Cottage sleeps 4 to 5 Befferlands Cottage Charmouth Befferlands Cottage is a two bedroom cottage with a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a twin bedroom with a family bathroom Large living room and a modern spacious kitchen Well located close to Charmouth 30 min walk across the fields to the beach Clink to enlarge floor plan Portfolio Categories Sleeps 1 Sleeps 2 Sleeps 3 Sleeps 4 Sleeps 5 Sleeps 6 Sleeps 7 Sleeps 8 Sleeps 9 22 Portfolio Tags Laverstock Netherbury Stocke Abbott West Bay Our Accommodation Heartsease Cottage Stoke Abbott Granary Cottage Laverstock Laverstock Cottage Laverstock Admirals Cottage Laverstock Apple Loft Laverstock Gardners Cottage Laverstock Herdwick Hut Laverstock Laverstock Combined Laverstock Old Sawyers Cottage Stoke Abbott Parnham Cottage Netherbury Sawmill Cottage Netherbury West Bay Apartments Highfield Cottage Netherbury Twine Cottage Bridport Get In Touch 07766 522 798 ejb90 hotmail com Laverstock

    Original URL path: http://www.laverstockfarm.co.uk/Accommodation/befferlands-cottage-sleeps-2/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Laverstock Farm :: Everdene Hut (Shepherds Hut) – Sleeps 2
    the hut but you ll be given four lanterns which can be recharged in the games room There is a shared washroom with the Herdwck Hut which has a heated floor and fresh towels The Hut is painted in Farrow and Ball colours and fitted out with a small wood burner fold away table two stools two windows with shutters a kitchen unit and a comfy double bed A rural location with far reaching views across the countryside set next to permanent pasture grassland grazed by cows Extensive access to the farm via numerous footpaths and located between Pilsdon Pen and Lewesdon Hill the highest hills in Dorset Ideal for those you wish to relax enjoy the peace or wish to explore The Hut comes with an awning iron fire pit gas hob barbeque trolley logs deck chairs hammock herb box and a garden table and chairs There is an outside kitchen under the awning A generous supply of crockery cutlery and pots and pans are provide in a wooden dresser A two ring cast iron gas hob bbq and fire pit are available for cooking A 40 litre water aqua roll is provided beside the hut A fridge is available in the games room There is a washing machine available for guests use in the washroom There is a washroom located approximately 100m from the Hut with a walk in shower and WC There is also a small kitchen unit with a sink and draining board A fridge and plug sockets are available in the games room The Hut is located in a peaceful spot at the end of the woodland walk with ample outside space Deck chairs are provided at the Hut A Webber BBQ is provided but please note that charcoal is not supplied You are welcome

    Original URL path: http://www.laverstockfarm.co.uk/Accommodation/everdene-hut/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Laverstock Farm :: Laverstock Cottage. 4 Bedrooms
    a small play area and the woodland walk Free WI FI available There is a large sitting room with a new wood burner logs are provided There are two large three seater sofas and two arm chairs The sitting room has that cosy country cottage feel and is perfect for relaxing with friends or family The dining room has a large antique pine kitchen table with seating for 8 This is a lovely room for family meals or entertaining with solid wood flooring and a new wood burner The kitchen has been recently extended and fully refurbished The kitchen has a dishwasher retro style Smeg fridge freezer washing machine large electric range over and hob double belfast sink and a microwave The back door from the kitchen leads out to the private garden Bedroom 1 Large master bedroom with a king size double bed and fitted wardrobes Wonderful views overlooking the estate s walled kitchen garden and grounds Bedroom 2 Double bedroom with a king size bed overlooking the garden stream and far reaching view of open countryside Bedroom 3 A single room with room for the 2nd full size single bed stored beneath truckle bed if needed Bedroom 4 A twin room Upstairs there are two bathrooms one with a walk in shower and one with a powered shower over the bath Both have WCs and washbasins Please note that this is a period cottage and the stairs are fairly narrow and steep and there is no downstairs loo The large private garden has uninterrupted views over the stunning surrounding countryside Garden furniture is provided Sun loungers or deck chairs are available to borrow Subject to availability A Webber BBQ is available to borrow but please note that charcoal is not supplied You are welcome to use the BBQ

    Original URL path: http://www.laverstockfarm.co.uk/Accommodation/laverstock-cottage/ (2016-02-17)
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