Fishing Industry. The Cobb. Lyme Regis Museum. Registered Charity Number: 1041201 31315 Broad Street c.1965, Lyme Regis Ref. E-newsletter Get a bit of lovely Lyme in your inbox. The ensign above the bell was given by the officers and men, and was carried by HMS Lyme Regis during the Normandy landings of World War II in which the vessel took part. Monuments (8–37) The following monuments, unless otherwise described, are of the 17th century and of two storeys; the walls are of rubble and the roofs are of modern tiles or slates. History. Gin Shop. History. Lyme Regis is famous for its geology, fossils and its unparalleled role in the birth of the earth sciences. Some of the Bayet fossils are incorporated into the museum’s Dinosaurs in Their Time (DITT) in the Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, and a special Lyme Regis case that showcases 13 invertebrate and vertebrate fossils. L121270 Attraction. The Guildhall in Bridge Street, DT7 3AQ was built on the site in that year and only the old lock-up door remains at the side of the building. 27362 Marine Parade c.1955, Lyme Regis Ref. Point of interest. The picturesque and tranquil Lyme Regis is a great place to discover a lot you didn’t know about the UK's heritage. Plan of Lyme Regis, Showing the Position of the Monuments. Gun Cliff And Cobb Gate From Back Beach 1890, Lyme Regis Ref. Point of interest. Landmark. 31311 Harbour 1890, Lyme Regis Ref. The Town Mill. APPENDIX 3, NOTE ON HISTORY Arriving at Lyme Regis 18th April, 1889. History of Lyme Regis The sea has been central to the development of Lyme Regis. The Monmouth Rebellion . G. Roberts, The History of Lyme Regis, Dorset, From the Earliest Periods to the Present Day, (London, 1823), p. 145 'There was a lock-up at Lyme Regis until about 1887. History. History. Umbrella Cottage. The local blue lias clay found to the east and west contains the remarkable fossil remains of sea creatures from the Jurassic seas of 180 million years ago. LYME Regis, often referred to as ‘The Pearl of Dorset’, is situated on the West Dorset and East Devon border. Mary Anning. It is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site – England’s first natural World Heritage Site – and is known for its iconic harbour wall named the Cobb, as well as its abundant fossils, literary connections and rich history. Whatever your age and whatever the time of year, you can be sure to find something to delight and entertain you. The Guildhall. Eighth century monks evaporated sea water to make salt, Cromwell fortified the town because of its strategic importance and the Duke of Monmouth landed here on return from exile to lead a … The large tapestry on the north wall of the nave has had a chequered history, only the more recent parts of which are certain. "The Members of the Geologists' Association assembled at the Waterloo Station in time for the 2.40 p.m. train on Thursday, and journeying as far as Axminster, arrived at eight o'clock, about an hour after the appointed time. Some of the buildings have exposed ceiling-beams and original fireplaces. The Lyme Regis fossils are part of the 130,000 specimens purchased by Andrew Carnegie from the Baron de Bayet of Belgium in 1903. t. 01297 443370 museum@lymeregismuseum.co.uk. L121243 The Lynch 1892, Lyme Regis Ref. 27359 Higher Mill 1892, Lyme Regis Ref. History. Lyme Regis Museum Bridge Street Lyme Regis Dorset DT7 3QA.