Warmwell

WARMWELL, a parish, in the union of Dorchester, hundred of Winfrith, Dorchester division of Dorset, 5½ miles (S. E.) from Dorchester; containing 94 inhabitants. It is situated half a mile north of the road from Wareham to Dorchester and Weymouth, and comprises 1200 acres, of which 800 are cultivated, 250 heath, and 150 rough land. The living is a rectory, with that of Poxwell united in 1749, valued in the king's books at £15, and in the gift of John T. Trenchard, Esq.: the tithes of Warm well have been commuted for £120, and the glebe comprises 34 acres.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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