Save The Three Cups Hotel

The Three Cups Hotel

Campaigning for preservation of the hotel where J.R.R. Tolkien stayed and gained inspiration for his mythology. Jane Austen, G.K. Chesterton, Tennyson and H.W. Longfellow were also guests. The hotel featured in the film, “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”. Please send articles to me, Andrew Townsend, at or add a comment. Thanks to David Moss for all his work. Comments are closed at WDDC for the plans to redevelop the site but you can still write to the papers.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

English Heritage News Article

This article has appeared on the English Heritage web site, news section:

"Historic Buildings Paving the Way to Economic Growth"

Please click on the link above and have a read. I don't think it needs any introduction from me other than to say "spot on".

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Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Thomas Hollis in the News Today

Good old Thomas Hollis, philanthropist and benefactor of Lyme Regis, gets a big mention in today's edition of the View from Lyme Regis. (See page 5.) It seems local councillors have been considering how Lyme's early tourism entrepreneur might be commemorated in the town, as suggested by John Dover and Peter Lacey. Click through for my suggestion.

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