Osmington, Dorset

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Osmington is a village in Dorset

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

Osmington in historic gazetteers

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

Osmington, par. and vil., Dorset, in S. of co.- par., 2307 ac. (125 water), pop. 380; vil., 4 miles NE. of Weymouth; P.O.; is situated in a densely wooded valley among lofty hills; dates from ancient times, and has large stone quarries. A figure of George III. on horseback is cut on the slope of an adjoining chalk hill, and serves as a landmark to ships.

Osmington in the Domesday Book

A village in Cullifordtree hundred, in the county of Dorset.

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