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Shipton Gorge, Dorset

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Shipton Gorge, Dorset

Shipton Gorge is a village in south west Dorset, England, three miles east of Bridport. The village has a population of 319, 11% of dwellings are second homes. There is no actual gorge at Shipton Gorge; the village is named after the de Gorges family who owned the land many hundreds of years ago. The terrain surrounding the village is hilly.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY4991
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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