Place:


Watercombe  Dorset

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Watercombe like this:

WATERCOMBE, an extra-parochial tract in Weymouth district, Dorset; 5½ miles SE of Dorchester. Pop., 37. Houses, 7.

Watercombe through time

Watercombe is now part of West Dorset district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Dorset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Watercombe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Watercombe in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13998

Date accessed: 18th October 2017


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