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Tyneham, Dorset

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Tyneham, Dorset

Tyneham is a ghost village in south Dorset, England, near Lulworth on the Isle of Purbeck. It remains a civil parish.
DistrictPurbeck
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY8880
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population0 (2001 Census)
 

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

Tigeham ~ Tingeham

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

Tyneham, par. and seat, Dorset, on the coast, G miles SW. of Wareham, 2915 ac., pop. 275; a priory once stood here.

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