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The place-names of Dorset.

A. D. Mills

The place-names of Dorset.

by A. D. Mills

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Published by English Place-name Society in [Nottingham, Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- England -- Dorsetshire,
  • Dorset (England) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    SeriesEnglish Place-name Society -- v.52
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA645 A4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20518581M
    ISBN 100904889025

    Dorset, administrative, geographic, and historic county of southwestern England. It is bordered by the English Channel (south) and the counties of Devon (west), Hampshire (east), and Somerset and Wiltshire (both north). The historic town of Dorchester is the county seat. Dorset The following pages include Domesday place-names and landowners, and beneath some are links to websites containing the local history of that place. If you have a local history site that you would like to be included on these pages please get in touch via the Contact page.

    This marvellous book has an amazing amount of information. Part 3 covers Whiteway Hundred which includes Milton Abbas and the adjoining parishes of Woolland, Stoke Wake, Hilton and Ibberton. It details the origins of place names, road and track names and field names from the earliest written record of each name, and is densely packed. Shitterton is a hamlet in Dorset, England. It has attracted worldwide attention for its name, which dates back at least a thousand years and means "farmstead on the stream used as an open sewer". Shitterton has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place ct: Purbeck.

      Shaggs, Dorset Another gem in the world of hilarious place names, no need to ask why, Shaggs is situated in Lulworth and is rumoured to be where Prince Harry once rented a secret love nest with Author: Ellie Kendall. Dorset is a county in the south of England. It has no motorways and lots of beautiful places. Dorsetshire is the old name for the county, as the map, a copy of John Speed's work by Dutchman Jan Jansson, shows.


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For a list of sights, see Places of interest in Dorset. For settlements in other counties, see List of places in England. Some of the larger settlements of Dorset.

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