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Winterborne Came, Dorset

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Winterborne Came, Dorset

Winterborne Came is a parish and small dispersed settlement in the county of Dorset in England. It lies in the West Dorset administrative district, about a mile south-east of the county town Dorchester. The settlement derives its name from the seasonal stream ('winterborne') by which it is sited, and from the town of Caen in France, as it was once owned by the Abbey of St. Stephen there. The parish consists of Came House, built in 1754 in the Palladian style, the nearby Perpendicular St.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY7088
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Winterborne Came, par., Dorset, in S. of co., 1½ mile SE. of Dorchester, 1970 ac., pop. 144.

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