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Ringstead, Dorset

Historical Description

Ringstead, a hamlet in Osmington parish, Dorsetshire, on a bay of its own name, 5¼ miles NE of Weymouth.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDorsetshire 
Civil parishOsmington 
DioceseBristol1542 - 1836
DioceseSalisbury1836 -

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ringstead from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Dorset is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Ringstead are available from a number of sites:

DistrictWest Dorset
CountyDorset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtDT2
Post TownDorchester