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 freeHERE.
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: www.martinstown.co.uk
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