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DEC '21/JAN '22

Valley & Valence Magazine Archive

Valley and Valence is the Parish Magazine for the villages of Winterborne St Martin, Winterbourne Abbas, Winterbourne Steepleton and Compton Valence. Every issue from December 2016/January 2017 is available to download here.

Just CLICK on the link for the edition that you require. You will need the latest edition of Adobe Acrobat Reader, which you can download for free HERE.

December '16/January '17

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

May 2017

June/July 2017

August 2017

September 2017

October 2017

November 2017

December '17/January '18

February 2018

March 2018

April 2018

May 2018

June 2018

July/August 2018

September 2018

October 2018

November 2018

December '18/January '19

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May 2019

June/July 2019

After a suspension of production for THREE months the Valley and Valence has now been re-launched.

November 2019

December '19/January '20

February 2020

March 2020

April 2020

May 2020 (digital only)

June 2020 (digital only)

July/August 2020 (digital only)

September 2020 (digital only)

October 2020 (digital only)

November 2020 (digital only)

December '20/January '21

February 2021

March 2021

April 2021

May 2021

June 2021

July/Aug 2021 

September 2021

October 2021

November 2021

December '21/Januray '22


book of martinstown

The Book of Martinstown has now completely SOLD OUT!
If anyone wishes to purchase a copy, please give you details to the author - Margaret Hearing, direct on 01305 889346. When there is enough people interested, there will be a further reprint!

To find out more about the history of our village and, in particular, the involvement of Gerald Duke and the Duke family over the years - make sure to visit:

Winterborne St Martin Conservation Area Appraisal Document

Winterborne St Martin (otherwise known as Martinstown) is about two and half miles south west of Dorchester. The
Winterborne St Martin Conservation Area was designated in November 1990.

Conservation areas have special architectural or historic interest and it is desirable to preserve or enhance their character or appearance. West Dorset has 79 conservation areas, for which there is an ongoing programme of appraisal that includes Martinstown.

To read the document in full - CLICK HERE to download the PDF version