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Golden Cap, Dorset

Historical Description

Golden Cap, an eminence in the SW of Dorsetshire, near the coast, 2 miles WNW of Bridport. It has sands of the inferior oolite resting on lias, and is rich in fossils.

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 
DioceseSalisbury 

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.


Maps

Online maps of Golden Cap are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the Dorset County Chronicle and the Sherborne Mercury online.

CountyDorset