John Brooke of Kingsdown

The story of the baker, sub-postmaster and general store owner who helped to develop community spirit in the hamlet in the early 1900s. Fabulous photos.

Little-known Places

We find out unusual places in the village: Fishy Corner, the precise location of Kingsdown Sheep Fair and the garden offering this view of the village.

Famous People and Families

How are these famous people associated with the village of Box?
Left: National film star of over 80 films and Right: International singer.

And Lastly, What’s This all About?

When the village joined together in a historic reconstruction of a Devil’s Device.

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