Dorchester Town Council
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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, which can be downloaded here. An accompanying resource pack with lots of additional information was also created which can be downloaded here

Also included below are the list of names on our fallen commemorated on the War Memorial and Orders of Service for the Remembrance commemorations for each of the 100 year anniversaries.

War Memorial Names

Remembrance Order of Service 2014                           Remembrance Order of Service 2015

Remembrance Order of Service 2016                           Remembrance Order of Service 2017

Remembrance Order of Service 2018

Other Heritage Notes

Dorset Martyrs Memorial leaflet

Dorset Martyrs Memorial - Dorset Magazine article
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Princes Street Fountain leaflet