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Books about the history of Bournemouth, Poole and Hampshire and Dorset.

Ancient Stones of Dorset

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Ancient Stones of DorsetThis book gives a lovingly compiled comprehensive account of standing stones and other sites in Dorset, covering both famous stones such as the Hellstone to lesser known sites such as Knowlton Rings, it's in a valuable aid containing detailed descriptions and heaps of historical information....
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The Book of Poole: Harbour and Town

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Book of PoolePoole is Dorset's biggest historic town and home to the second largest natural harbour in the world. It includes Harmworthy, the Old Town and Sandbanks, the most valuable real estate this side of Tokyo... 
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Looking Back at Sandbanks Poole, Dorset

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SandbanksLocal history, this is the fourth book in The 'Looking Back' series following 'Ashley Cross' 'Lilliput' and 'Canford Cliffs'. Once a wild and desolate place with high sand dunes, gorse and windswept pines, the Sandbanks peninsula forms the entrance to Poole Harbour.
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