Wednesday, 29 December 2010

We Shall Return One Day


We Shall Return One Day, originally uploaded by julian sawyer.

When the village of Tyneham was evacuated in 1943 a note was pinned to the church door. It read:
"Please treat the church and houses with care; we have given up our homes where many of us lived for generations to help win the war to keep men free. We shall return one day and thank you for treating the village kindly"

The church and the school house have survived the rest is the skeleton of a memory.

www.isleofpurbeck.com/tyneham.

1 comment:

Gary said...

Why was the village abandoned? I like the look of the stone work. Boom & Gary.

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