Downton, East Dorset

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Downton is a village in East Dorset

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Downton within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Downton in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Downton.-- small town and par. with ry. sta., S. Wilts, on river Avon, 6 miles SE. of Salisbury and 93 miles SW. of London, 12,495 ac., pop. 3378; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; is an ancient place, with grammar-school; on a conical mound are remains of the old castle; has tanneries and malting-houses; contains Downton Paper Mill.

Downton in the Domesday Book

A village in Downton hundred, in the county of Wiltshire. is a Good Stuff website.