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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