Winterborne Monkton

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Winterborne Monkton
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Winterborne Monkton
Winterborne Monkton is located in Dorset
Winterborne Monkton
Winterborne Monkton
Winterborne Monkton shown within Dorset
Population50 [1]
OS grid referenceSY676878
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
  • West Dorset
List of places
50°41′24″N 2°27′31″W / 50.69°N 2.4587°W / 50.69; -2.4587Coordinates: 50°41′24″N 2°27′31″W / 50.69°N 2.4587°W / 50.69; -2.4587

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 2013 mid-year estimate of the parish population is 50.[1]

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


  1. ^ a b "Parish Population Data". Dorset County Council. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2015.

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