Then and Now 2

 

This series of photographs shows scenes from Verwood as they were in the early 20th Century

and again in 2002

 

Until the early 1960s, Margards Lane was just a dirt track across the Common

 

Today there is housing along the western side but the old house "St. Annes" renamed "Tennyson Cottage"remains on the right

 

Dewlands Way was also an unmade track until very recent years

 

Now it is on a bus route, with Bridleways to the right

 

Baker's Farm, on the left, in Station Road, looking towards Cranborne

 

Station Road with a new roundabout.    Fire Station to left and Berkeley Close right

 

The original Baker's Farm in Station Road, looking towards the Crossroads

The outline of Hopkins' Newsagency can be seen between the trees

 

Hopkins' Newsagency closed at the end of 2005 but the building is still there.

Everything else has changed

 

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