image © Dorset County Museum | Licence: All Rights Reserved
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A view of the White Horse Inn, Maiden Newton


31st May 1897


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Watercolour mounted on page 74 of H.J. Moule "Dorset Vol.6". Front of an inn with central archway leading to an interior courtyard. The building has a thatched roof, mullioned windows and a projecting gable over an archway. Two people are by the entrance. A stone drinking fountain and a street lamp are in the left foreground. Inscriptions: [on image bottom left] "May 31.97" / [on mount bottom middle] "White Horse. Maiden Newton".

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Maiden Newton, Dorset, England



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The original White Horse Inn was pulled down in 1912. It features in Thomas Hardy's 'Tess of the D'Urbevilles' as the inn where Tess stayed on her way to Flincomb Ash.