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Walter Tyndale
Two of Walter Tyndale's 'typical wessex scenes'.
right, a haven - difficult to identify but could be Poole harbour with the Purbecks in the background.
left, a view on the Stour, impossible to identify now.
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left, Walter Tyndale's interior of Sherborne Abbey.
center, Sherborne (Boys) school,
right, view westwards towards the Conduit (monks' wash-house) and the Abbey.
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Walter Tyndale's Studland Heath, with Poole harbour in the distance. The view today from many parts of Studland heath and the Purbeck hills is very similar.
Two views of West Bay, Bridport's 'port'.
left, the harbour, with the view westwards towards Eype.

right, The Bridport Arms
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Walter Tyndale's Maiden Castle, painted around 1905. Could be said to embody the bleakness of Hardy's Egdon heath, whose novels were new during Tyndale's life.
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left, Walter Tyndale's Cerne gateway.

right, Abbotsbury barn
Three of Walter Tyndale's paintings of 'typical wessex scenes'.
left, a manor house - difficult to identify!.
center, a dairy farm
right, the Saxon church at Wareham.
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Walter Tyndale's paintings of Wareham.

leftt, the Saxon wall
right, the view towards the town, across the salt marshes near where the rivers Frome and Piddle flow into Poole harbour.
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left, Walter Tyndale's view of Weymouth bay from the eastern end.

right, Sutton Poyntz, near Weymouth.
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Walter Tyndale's paintings of two of Dorsetshire's great houses, Melbury left and Waterston Manor right.
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