Wimborne Minster

Tomb of John Beaufort
Alton Morris at Wimborne Folk Festival 2011
Wimborne Minster Town Hall
Thomas Hardy's house (1881 to 1883), Avenue Road

Market town in Dorset in South West England, and the name of the Church of England church in that town.

- Wimborne Minster
Tomb of John Beaufort

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River Stour, Dorset

61 mi river which flows through Wiltshire and Dorset in southern England, and drains into the English Channel.

61 mi river which flows through Wiltshire and Dorset in southern England, and drains into the English Channel.

At Wimborne Minster it is joined by the River Allen, and at its estuary at Christchurch it is joined by the River Avon before it flows through the harbour into the English Channel.

Wimborne Minster (church)

The West Tower
The pulpit
Books in the chained library
The organ in 2004
The astronomical clock
The south window of the minster
The baptistry door of the minster
The tower from the south west
The minster close 1
The minster close 2
The crypt of the minster 1
The crypt of the minster 2
The altar and the brass to King Ethelred I
The window of St. Georges Chapel
Sundial outside the church

Wimborne Minster is the parish church of Wimborne, Dorset, England.

Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway

English railway line connecting Bath and Bournemouth (now in south-east Dorset but then in Hampshire), with a branch from Evercreech Junction to Burnham-on-Sea and Bridgwater.

English railway line connecting Bath and Bournemouth (now in south-east Dorset but then in Hampshire), with a branch from Evercreech Junction to Burnham-on-Sea and Bridgwater.

The Somerset & Dorset system from 1890
The procession celebrating the opening of the Somerset Central Railway
Templecombe in 1862
The Somerset Central Railway and the Dorset Central Railway in 1862
Templecombe in 1863
Templecombe in 1870
Templecombe in the 1900s
The Somerset and Dorset Railway in 1875
Disused signal box at Wellow, now privately owned
Northbound Somerset & Dorset train climbing up from Shepton Mallet at Windsor Hill in 1959
View northward at Masbury Summit in 1959
Near Shepton Mallet in 1959
Railway arch at Midford
Evercreech Junction after closure
Preserved S&DJR 7F 2-8-0 no. 53809, on display at Bath Green Park Station (now a car park), 6 March 2006
SDJR No. 4 First Class Coach at Washford on the West Somerset Railway

By the following year, it ran from Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset to Wimborne in Dorset.

Fripp in 2007

Robert Fripp

British musician, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the guitarist, founder and longest-lasting member of the progressive rock band King Crimson.

British musician, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the guitarist, founder and longest-lasting member of the progressive rock band King Crimson.

Fripp in 2007
Fripp, on tour with King Crimson, in 1973.
Later versions of Discipline featured this design by Steve Ball.
The first Guitar Craft course began 25 March 1985 at the Claymont Court site in Charles Town, West Virginia.
Trey Gunn, Adrian Belew, and Fripp from 2003 King Crimson
The knotwork symbol of Guitar Craft

Robert Fripp was born in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England, the second child of a working-class family.

Size of electorate in each constituency

Mid Dorset and North Poole (UK Parliament constituency)

Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Michael Tomlinson, a Conservative.

Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Michael Tomlinson, a Conservative.

Size of electorate in each constituency

This area includes the north of the Purbeck Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and two tourist towns, namely Wimborne Minster and Wareham, the latter at one end of Poole Harbour.

The Dorset Heaths coincide closely with the area of the "Tertiary Beds" (beige) in this geological map of Dorset

Dorset Heaths

Important area of heathland within the Poole Basin in southern England.

Important area of heathland within the Poole Basin in southern England.

The Dorset Heaths coincide closely with the area of the "Tertiary Beds" (beige) in this geological map of Dorset
View across Poole Harbour from Arne looking towards Brownsea Island
Creech Barrow Hill
View over the north side of Holt Heath

According to Natural England, who have designated the Dorset Heaths as National Character Area 135, the heathlands cover an area of 61,662 hectares, whose boundary runs from Bockhampton and Warmwell in the west via Wimborne Minster to Fordingbridge in the far northeast.

Poole

Large coastal town and seaport in Dorset, on the south coast of England.

Large coastal town and seaport in Dorset, on the south coast of England.

The Poole Logboat, a 2,000-year-old dugout canoe discovered during dredging works in Poole Harbour
Beech Hurst in the town centre, a Georgian mansion built in 1798 for a wealthy Newfoundland merchant
Poole Quay was the busy centre of the town's maritime trade.
The borough council was based at Poole Civic Centre
The coat of arms of the Borough of Poole.
Poole lies on Eocene clays.
A panorama of Poole Town Centre viewed from Parkstone.
The Sunseeker shipyards opposite Poole Quay
Barclays House in the town centre.
Poole Quay, once a busy centre of maritime trade, has become increasingly popular with tourists
Poole Guildhall.
Poole Bay and the beaches of Poole and Bournemouth.
The Parish Church of St. James, built in 1819.
Poole Stadium is a greyhound racing venue and home to the Poole Pirates speedway team
The Lighthouse Arts Centre in Poole is the largest arts centre in England outside London.
The main transport features in Dorset.
Poole railway station
Poole Hospital is the trauma centre for East Dorset.

The county constituency of Mid Dorset and North Poole was created in 1997 and includes the north-east of Poole, Wimborne Minster, Wareham and extends into rural Dorset.

Wimborne Town F.C.

Wimborne Town Football Club is a football club based in Wimborne Minster in Dorset, England.

River Allen, Dorset

River in the county of Dorset in South West England.

River in the county of Dorset in South West England.

Aquatic vegetation in the River Allen

It flows for 23 km and has its confluence with the River Stour in Wimborne Minster.

Berners-Lee in 2014

Tim Berners-Lee

English computer scientist best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.

English computer scientist best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.

Berners-Lee in 2014
Berners-Lee, 2005
This NeXT Computer was used by Berners-Lee at CERN and became the world's first web server
Tim Berners-Lee at the Home Office, London, on 11 March 2010
Berners-Lee speaking at the launch of the World Wide Web Foundation
Berners-Lee's tweet, "This is for everyone", at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London
Tim Berners-Lee at the Science Museum for the Web@30 event, March 2019

In 2001, Berners-Lee became a patron of the East Dorset Heritage Trust, having previously lived in Colehill in Wimborne, East Dorset.