In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Poxwell like this:
POXWELL, or Pokeswell, a parish in Weymouth district, Dorset; near the coast, 4 miles S W of Moreton r. station, and 5¼ N E of Weymouth. Post-town, Osmington, under Weymouth. Acres, 887. Real property, £1, 665. Pop., 82. Houses, 14. The manor belongs to J. T. Trenchard, Esq. Remains exist of a Druidical double hut-circle, the inner ring about 12 feetin diameter. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Warmwell, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is curious and good.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Poxwell in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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