Dorchester Town Council
Views around Dorchester

Heritage Information

The Town Council is pleased to have worked with the Dorchester Joint Heritage Committee to produce a number of information boards which can be found located around the town.

As well as the information given on the boards themselves each board has a QR tag which enables smartphone users to obtain additional information and features.

The following information boards have been produced and you can view the boards and the additional material provided by the QR tag by either clicking on the tab to the left or on the list of boards below:-

Maumbury Rings                        The Old Hospital Site                   The Roman Walls

The Roman West Gate                The Dorchester Henge                  Fordington 

The Roman Baths                       All Saints' Church, High East Street

The Brewery                              Fairfield Market

Remembering World War 1

As part of our commemoration of World War 1 the Council created a special Poppy Trail and an accompanying resource pack with lots of additional information. 

Heritage Tourism Projects

DORCHESTER PEDESTRIAN WAYFINDING SCHEME

This project will provide a linked series of pedestrian wayfinding signage across the town centre to increase pedestrian flow to heritage and cultural sites across the town. The project is part funded by the European Fund for Rural Development.

The European Agricultural Fund

for rural development

Europe investing in rural areas

 

Other Heritage Notes

Dorset Martyrs Memorial leaflet

Dorset Martyrs Memorial - Dorset Magazine article
Reproduced with the kind permission of the publishers.  For more articles about Dorchester and Dorset visit www.dorset.greatbritishlife.co.uk

Princes Street Fountain leaflet