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Cheselbourne, Dorset

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Cheselbourne, Dorset

Cheselbourne (sometimes spelled Cheselborne) is a village in Dorset, England, situated in the Dorset Downs, seven miles north east of Dorchester. The village has a population of 301 (2001). The village also benefits from a local public house called the Rivers Arms.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY7699
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
 

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

Cheselborne ~ Chesilborne ~ Ceseburne

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

Chesilborne, par., mid. Dorset, 8 miles NE. of Dorchester, 2988 ac., pop. 353.

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