2011 Landscape and Farming
The hurdle maker has died and his cottage is let to a woman who works at the public house in Gussage All Saints.
See page 6 for a link to hurdlemaking in 2011.
The land originally used for chicken and intensive pig rearing has been sold to a retired businessman.The land changed hands about in about 1995, is not farmed and is only part of the former estate together with some of the cottages.The land is part of an ELS/HLS scheme to cover the farmland at Bowerswaine for the sustainability of wildlife.The cottages are occupied by a retired groundsman and an employee of Bowerswaine Farmhouse. There is also a cricket pitch, small aircraft landing strip and tennis courts.
The modernised farmhouse has had the front windows returned to the original appearance.
Contribution by: Heather Bartlett
Pictures from this D-block
Written accounts from this D-block
- Area Description & Ecology
- Life In Rural Dorset
- Life In Gussage All Saints
- Fish Farming & Ecology
- Knowlton - Henge Monument
- Woodland Employment
- Landscape And Farming
- Housing And Local History
- Homelife And Dairy Farming
- Housing And Farming
- Public Services - Water
- Tourism And Historic Inn
- Farming, Eggs And Cereals
- Cottage Life Styles
- Farming And Cottage Industry
- Woodland Employment In 20112011
- Water In The Vale Of Allen 20112011
- Knowlton And The Wildflowers 20112011
- Stanbridge Mill2011
- Landscape And Farming2011
- Fish Farming And Ecology2011
- Homelife And Dairy Farming 20112011
- Ackowledgements 20112011
- Housing And Farming 20112011
- Tourism And Historic Inn2011
- Farming, Eggs And Cereals 20112011
- Cottage Lifestyles 20112011
- Farming 2 At North Farm 20112011
- Farming At North Farm 20112011
- Farming And Cottage Industry 20112011
- Life In Gussage All Saints 20112011
- Life In Rural East Dorset 20112011
- Area Description And Ecology 20112011
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