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Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset

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Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset

Winterborne Abbas is a village in south west Dorset, England, situated in a valley on the A35 road 5 miles west of Dorchester. The village has a population of 295. The Nine Stones stone circle lies just to the west of the village just to the south of the A35 road.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY6190
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

Other names by which Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset has been known in the past

Winterborne Abbas

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

Winterborne Abbas, par. and vil., Dorset, in S. of co.- par., 1500 ac., pop. 198; vil., 4½ miles W. of Dorchester; P.O.; a Druidical circle and several barrows are in vicinity.

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