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Easton, Dorset

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Easton, Dorset

Easton is the second largest of eight villages on the Isle of Portland in Dorset, England. The village is situated on the top of the island or Tophill, in the English Channel, and was where the Easton Massacre took place. The village has a small square with many shops and shopping arcade, the Secondary school Royal Manor Arts College, four churches, a small park, and other amenities, including various pubs.
DistrictWeymouth and Portland
Post townPortland
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY6971
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01305

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

Easton, vil., Portland par., Dorset, 4 miles S. of Weymouth; P.O., T.O.

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