Hambledon Hill, Dorset
Hambledon Hill or Hamilton Hill, an eminence in Dorsetshire, on the left side of the river Stour, 5 miles NW by N of Blandford Forum. It outlies the chalk, has a bold outline, and is crowned by an extensive fortification with two ramparts and ditches, strengthened on different points by advanced works. Roman coins have been found.
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.
Online maps of Hambledon Hill are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the Dorset County Chronicle and the Sherborne Mercury online.