Monthly Archives: November 2011

Stories from Scaplen’s – 3

This series on Scaplen’s Court is turning into a bit of an epic but perhaps that is appropriate for a building with such a long and eventful history! To resume our story, the ancient house had survived one of the … Continue reading

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Stories from Scaplen’s – 2

Through the 19th century, Scaplen’s Court changed hands many times and was further sub-divided. Rooms were partitioned, fireplaces and doorways blocked up, walls plastered over. By 1901, there were five families (23 people) living in the building. The accommodation was … Continue reading

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Stories from Scaplen’s – 1

The ancient house known as Scaplen’s Court is now technically in Salisbury Street but for our project we have elected it as a High Street property as it was for centuries. Setting out a few of the tales associated with … Continue reading

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High Street Project – 12 months on

It’s just about a year since the Poole High Street Project was launched and time to take stock of what we have achieved. . . .  One thing, of course is setting up this blog and keeping it jogging on with weekly articles. We hope … Continue reading

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