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Owermoigne, Dorset

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Owermoigne, Dorset

Owermoigne is a village in south west Dorset, England, situated six miles south east of Dorchester. As of 2001 it had a population of 450. The parish was formerly part of hundred of Winfrith, and subsequently constituted a liberty by itself.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY7685
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
 

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

Owres

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

Owermoigne, liberty, par., and vil., Dorset - liberty and par., 3891 ac., pop. 423; vil., 6 m. SE. of Dorchester.

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