Winterborne Monkton

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To be distinguished from the similarly named village of Winterbourne Monkton in Wiltshire.

Coordinates: 50°41′24″N 2°27′31″W / 50.69°N 2.4587°W / 50.69; -2.4587

Winterborne Monkton
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Winterborne Monkton
Winterborne Monkton is located in Dorset
Winterborne Monkton
Winterborne Monkton
 Winterborne Monkton shown within Dorset
Population 70 [1]
OS grid reference SY676878
District West Dorset
Shire county Dorset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament West Dorset
List of places
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Winterborne Monkton is a small village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England. It lies in the West Dorset administrative district, close to the A354 road between the county town Dorchester, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the north, and the coastal resort Weymouth, 5 miles (8.0 km) to the south. Dorset County Council's 2012 mid-year estimate of the parish population is 70.[1]

Winterborne Monkton village consists of a few houses and a church. The hill fort of Maiden Castle stands to the northwest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parish Population Data". Dorset County Council. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 

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