Quarry at Peveril Point, Swanage f.158
Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus
Medium: Ink wash on paper
Peveril Point is a stone headland, formed from a bed of limestone known as Purbeck Marble. Swanage was from very early times a fishing village. A Saxon chronicle of 877 AD records it as being the scene of a naval victory over the Danes by King Alfred.