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The Spirit of Portland: Gary Biltcliffe
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"For anyone interested in regional folklore and hidden history this book is very welcome. The author has thoroughly investigated the hidden side of Dorset’s Isle of Portland. Using long out of print and unpublished works by Clara King Warry, who wrote much about the folklore, mythology and archaeology of Portland during the first half of the 20th century, Gary has managed to piece together a forgotten history of the Isle. This paints a very different picture that most people may have of suburban Portland, which is justly famous for its fine quarried limestone and the proud maritime history of two world wars."

Review by Alex Langstone and more details here - http://heritageaction.wordpres[...]/08/26/the-spirit-of-portland/

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26th August 2009ce

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