Winterborne Monkton

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Winterborne Monkton
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Winterborne Monkton
Winterborne Monkton is located in Dorset
Winterborne Monkton
Winterborne Monkton
Location within Dorset
Population50 [1]
OS grid referenceSY676878
Unitary authority
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDorchester
Postcode districtDT2
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
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 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 was 50.[1]

Winterborne Monkton village consists of a few houses and the church of St Simon & St Jude.

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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