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East Lulworth, Dorset

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East Lulworth, Dorset

East Lulworth is a hamlet nine miles east of Dorchester, near Lulworth Cove, in the Purbeck district of Dorset, South West England. It consists of 17th century thatched cottages. The village is now dominated by the barracks of the Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School who use a portion of the Purbeck Hills as a gunnery range.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY8682
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Lulworth ~ Lulworth East

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

Lulworth, East. par. and vil., Dorset, in S. of co., 5½ miles SW. of Wareham, 4364 ac. (including West Lulworth), pop. 364; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Lulworth Castle.

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