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Wynford Eagle, Dorset

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Wynford Eagle, Dorset

Wynford Eagle is a hamlet and small parish in Dorset, anciently in the hundred of Tollerford, and now in the District of West Dorset, 1.4 miles to the south west of Maiden Newton and 7.5 miles to the north west of Dorchester. The parish contains barrows, and Roman remains have been unearthed here, including mosaic pavements, which have led to its identification as a villa site. The name Eagle commemorates the mediaeval lords, the family de l'Aigle (de Aquila).
DistrictWest Dorset
Post townDorchester
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY5895
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01305
Population<100
 

Other names by which Wynford Eagle, Dorset has been known in the past

Winford Eagle

Wynford Eagle, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Winford Eagle, Dorset. See WYNFORD EAGLE.

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