Tag Archives: Thomas Hardy

Lower Bockhampton Saved!

The background to this item can be found at this LINK. We are pleased to announce that sense has prevailed and this plan has now been dropped. To be fair to Kingston Maurward College they did listen to “several important … Continue reading

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Lower Bockhampton At Risk Of Being ‘Ruined Forever’

There are fears that Thomas Hardy would “turn in his grave” if he knew of the house building plans near his old home. The local agricultural college has applied to the District Council to build 70 houses on land at … Continue reading

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