Arne  Dorset


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

ARNE, a parish in Wareham district, Dorset; on the W side of Poole harbour, 4 miles E of Wareham r. station. Post Town, Wareham. Acres, 4,196; of which 1,580 are water. Real property, with Earlsmead and Haymoor, £524. Pop., 139. Houses, 30. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Wareham, in the diocese of Salisbury.

Arne through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th May 2022

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