Ansty, Dorset

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Ansty, Dorset
Higher Ansty, thatched cottage - - 500362.jpg
Thatched cottage in Higher Ansty
Ansty, Dorset is located in Dorset
Ansty, Dorset
Ansty, Dorset
Location within Dorset
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtDT
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
List of places
50°49′54″N 2°19′44″W / 50.8317°N 2.3290°W / 50.8317; -2.3290Coordinates: 50°49′54″N 2°19′44″W / 50.8317°N 2.3290°W / 50.8317; -2.3290

Ansty is a village in Dorset, England, north of Cheselbourne and west of Milton Abbas. It consists of the settlements of Higher Ansty, Lower Ansty, Pleck (also known as Little Ansty) and Ansty Cross. The Hall & Woodhouse brewing company founded a brewery in the village in 1777, and brewing continued here until the 1940s. The village hall used to be a brewery building, and the old malthouse became Malthouse Cottages.[1]


  1. ^ Clive Hannay (June 2012). "Clive Hannay paints Ansty". Dorset Life Magazine. Retrieved 7 March 2014.

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