Edward the Martyr Archive

Lady St Mary Church, Wareham

The Grade I listed building of Lady St. Mary Church is a parish church situated to the south east of the market town of Wareham, Dorset; parallel to the Priory Hotel and a stone throw away from Wareham’s Quay and the River Frome. Originally the church was attached to

Wareham Town

  Wareham is a market town in the county of Dorset and is a civil parish under the name Wareham Town. The settlement of Wareham was built on a strategic dry point between the mouths of the River Frome and the River Piddle, which converges into Wareham Channel of

The Coronation Stone

The coronation stone was used in ceremonies for the royal consecration of Kings from the Kingdom of Wessex during the 10th century, in Kingston-upon-Thames – a royal demesne manor. According to tradition the ceremony of coronation was performed on a large stone block, where statues of several monarchs were