On June 16, 1870 a severe hailstorm swept across West Dorset. The storm was described by Philip H Newnham, Rector of Frome Vauchurch in a letter to the Editor of the Meteorological Magazine.
This translation of the motto of St Antony’s Leweston, near Sherborne, is especially appropriate for a school in a beautiful setting, with a strong ethos and a high reputation. Lucie Dillistone has visited it for an article in the Dorset Life Magazine.
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This description of Sherborne Abbey in Dorset is extracted from The Greater Abbeys of England by Abbot Gasquet, published in the United States of America, 1908 by Dodd Mead & Company.
A Description of the town of Sherborne, Dorset, England as described by Samuel Lewis in A Topographical Dictionary of England, Published in London in 1831.