A Collection of Curious Coastal Constructions around Dorset

Dorset Group: A Collection of Curious Coastal Constructions around Dorset

Join us for this webinar from the SPAB Dorset Group

07/11/2023 - 07/11/2023
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD
Virtual event: held online
United Kingdom

SPAB Members: free

Non-members: £5 


Event details

Tuesday, 7 November, 7pm - 8pm.

Join this online talk for an entertaining and fascinating insight into the unusual buildings we see along the coast of Dorset.

Our speaker, retired marine archaeologist Gordon Le Pard, has a wealth of local knowledge and anecdotes. You'll hear about chapels that may have been lighthouses and one that was also a dovecote. Churches that were built to guide sailors, a summerhouse built as a castle, and one that became a coastguard lookout. A garden now underwater, and another that reused ancient buildings and ornaments. 

And to top it all off, a memorial to a very strange event — a building that was constructed at less than the estimated cost!

This event is free for SPAB Members, who are invited to make a voluntary donation. Non-Members are very welcome to join us. Tickets for Non-Members are £5.

Booking Terms & Conditions

IT requirements

You will be sent instructions on how to join the session when you book. To participate, all you need is an internet connection, and a laptop, computer or phone with the ability to play video and audio. 


Anything we can do to make this event more accessible to you? Please email membership@spab.org.uk

Image: Tim Yelland

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