County town of Dorset, England.- Dorchester, Dorset
500 related topics
Large coastal town and seaport in Dorset, on the south coast of England.
The town is 21 miles east of Dorchester and adjoins Bournemouth to the east.
River in Dorset in the south of England.
The river rises in the Dorset Downs at Evershot, passes through Maiden Newton, Dorchester, West Stafford and Woodsford.
English novelist and poet.
Thomas Hardy was born on 2 June 1840 in Higher Bockhampton (then Upper Bockhampton), a hamlet in the parish of Stinsford to the east of Dorchester in Dorset, England, where his father Thomas (1811–1892) worked as a stonemason and local builder, and married his mother Jemima (née Hand; 1813–1904) in Beaminster, towards the end of 1839.
Area of chalk downland in the centre of the county Dorset in south west England.
From the northern scarp face, the hills dip gently southwards before the chalk disappears beneath the Bagshot Beds which form the heathlands of the county, between Dorchester and Wareham.
Poundbury is an experimental new town or urban extension on the outskirts of Dorchester in the county of Dorset, England.
1886 novel by the English author Thomas Hardy.
One of Hardy's Wessex novels, it is set in a fictional rural England with Casterbridge standing in for Dorchester in Dorset where the author spent his youth.
The Durotriges were one of the Celtic tribes living in Britain prior to the Roman invasion.
After the Roman conquest, their main civitates, or settlement-centred administrative units, were Durnovaria (modern Dorchester, "the probable original capital") and Lindinis (modern Ilchester, "whose former, unknown status was thereby enhanced" ).
Fordington is a part of the town of Dorchester, Dorset; originally a separate village, it has now become a suburb.
Boston neighborhood comprising more than 6 mi2 in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Originally, Dorchester was a separate town, founded by Puritans who emigrated in 1630 from Dorchester, Dorset, England, to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Maiden Castle is an Iron Age hillfort 1.6 mi south west of Dorchester, in the English county of Dorset.