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Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset

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Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset

Winfrith Newburgh (commonly called just Winfrith) is a parish and village in the Purbeck district of the English county of Dorset. It is situated some eight miles west of Wareham and ten miles east of Dorchester. It was historically part of the Winfrith hundred. The village has a population of 718.
Post townDorchester
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY8084
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population718 (2001 Census)

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

Winfrith Newburgh, par., Dorset, in S. of co., 4496 ac., pop. 959; contains Winfrith, vil., 8 miles SW. of Wareham; P.O.

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