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Poundbury

Poundbury Review

Owned by the Duchy of Cornwall and under the aegis of the Prince of Wales, this development in a traditional vernacular style showcases Prince Charles's vision of urban planning and community living. The emphasis is on conservation and energy efficiency; private houses coexist with shops, offices, small-scale factories, and leisure facilities. Central Pummery Square is dominated by the colonnaded Brownsword Hall. Dorchester's Farmers' Market is held in the Queen Mother's Square the first Saturday of the month. Poundbury, a mile west of Dorechester on the B3150, has attracted the ire of modernist architects, but any properties for sale are quickly snapped up.

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  • Address: Dorchester
  • Location: Dorchester
Updated: 06-10-2013

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