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Winterborne Monkton, Dorset

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Winterborne Monkton, Dorset

Winterborne Monkton is a hamlet and civil parish in the south of the English county of Dorset. It is just off the A354 road, three miles south of Dorchester. The village has a population of 84, and consists of a few houses and a church. The great hill fort of Maiden Castle stands within the parish.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY6787
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

Other names by which Winterborne Monkton, Dorset has been known in the past

Winterbourne Monkton

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

Winterborne Monkton, par., Dorset, in S. of co., 2 miles SW. of Dorchester, 631 ac., pop. 83.

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