Quar  Dorset


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

QUAR, a village in Worth-Matravers parish, Dorset; 3¼ miles S of Corfe-Castle.

The location is that named as "Quarr Farm" on the modern 1:25,000 map, and as "Quarry Farm" on the OS First Series map. Additional information about this locality is available for Worth Matravers

Quar through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th May 2022

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