The 500 pound World War Two device was picked up during dredging work.
Fire At Old Dorset School
At approximately 8.10pm yesterday evening (Wednesday 9th May), Dorset Fire and Rescue Service received several 999 calls alerting them to a property fire in a derelict school building in Salisbury Road, Christchurch.
It was at the Homefield school site at Winkton near Burton.
Around 45 firefighters and six fire engines, a water carrier and support vehicles dealt with the blaze.
It's not yet known what caused the fire.
An investigation's now underway.
640 men were killed when the South African troop carrier was hit by a cargo ship in 1917.
The 79-year-old man suffered a serious head injury in the Cranmer Road car park in Winton.
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