Higher Eggerton, Dorset
Eggerton, Higher, a hamlet in Litton Cheney parish, Dorsetshire, 4½ miles ENE of Bridport. Eggerton Hill here, but partly within two other parishes, is crowned by a Roman camp of 47¼ acres, 1386 feet by 749 of oval outline; the area studded with tumuli and commanding a fine view, the N and E sides doubly ditched, the W side triply ditched; the two entrances on the NW and SE skilfully made by overlapping banks.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Dorset is available to browse.