Two fragments of Saxon chessmen, copies of whalebone originals found at Witchampton circa 1850.

Hutchin's 'History of Dorset', vols I-IV. Part of a bequest to eight museums by Aileen and Vera Woodroffe through the Art Fund in 1987. Unlocated according to audit by the Art Fund in 2004.


Vera and Aileen Woodroffe.

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