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Nottington, Dorset

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Nottington, Dorset

Nottington is a village and civil parish in the Weymouth and Portland district of Dorset, England. Its nearest town is Weymouth, which lies approximately 2.6 miles to the south-east. Nottington used to possess a spa which was popular with "the quality from aristocratic Weymouth", who "flocked to drink the waters" which at the time were claimed to be beneficial for "eruptive complaints, scrophula, and loss of appetite.
DistrictWeymouth and Portland
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY6682
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population5,458
 

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

Nottington, vil., Broadway and Buckland Ripers pars., Dorset, 2½ miles W. of Weymouth; in vicinity is Nottington House, seat.

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