Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WORTH-MATRAVERS

WORTH-MATRAVERS, a parish, with seven hamlets, in Wareham district, Dorset; on the coast, 8 miles SSE of Wareham r. station. Post town, Wareham. Acres, 2,645. Real property, £1,919. Pop., 350. Houses, 67. The property is much subdivided. Purbeck-stone and green marble are quarried. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value £150.* Patron, The Rector of Swanage. The church is old. See AlBan's Head (St.).


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a parish, with seven hamlets"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Worth Matravers AP/CP       Wareham and Purbeck PLU/RegD       Dorset AncC
Place: Worth Matravers

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