The annual meeting of the Company of Marblers and Stonecutters of the Isle of Purbeck. Corfe Castle, Dorset, England 1975. Shrove   Tuesday annual meeting prior to kicking of a football from the village to  Owre Quay three miles away, in order to preserve the old right of way along which the quarried stone was transported.
Purbeck Marblers, at the annual Shrove Tuesday football game. Corfe Castle, Dorset. 1975
The annual meeting of the Company of Marblers and Stonecutters of the Isle of Purbeck. Corfe Castle, Dorset, England 1975. Shrove Tuesday annual meeting prior to kicking of a football from the village to Owre Quay three miles away, in order to preserve the old right of way along which the quarried stone was transported.

Filename: Shrove Tuesday Corfe Castle Football traditional english ball game BRITISH FOLK CUSTOMS ENGLAND 1970s .jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
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Location: Corfe Castle Dorset
Credit: Homer Sykes
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