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 Corfe Castle Dorset 1970s
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: MEETING OF PURBECK MARBLERS CORFE CASTLE 1970S UK 3 .jpg
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Date: 14 Dec 2014
Location: Corfe Castle Dorset UK
Credit: Homer Sykes
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