Dorset Downs

The top of the downs from above Cerne Abbas, looking south east towards the River Piddle valley
Map of Dorset, including the Dorset Downs, showing the geology

Area of chalk downland in the centre of the county Dorset in south west England.

- Dorset Downs
The top of the downs from above Cerne Abbas, looking south east towards the River Piddle valley

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Looking east across the site

Ringmoor

Iron Age/Romano-British farming settlement in Dorset, England.

Iron Age/Romano-British farming settlement in Dorset, England.

Looking east across the site
Painting of Ringmoor Cottages
Ruins of Ringmoor Cottages – gable wall in 2020

It is between the villages of Okeford Fitzpaine and Turnworth, and lies on east-facing slopes of Bell Hill, on the Dorset Downs.

View of the Buildings

Rampisham Down

View of the Buildings
Apparatus Room
Valve in AEG S4005 Transmitter
Antenna Field 1
Antenna Field 2
Antenna Field 3

Rampisham Down is a chalk hill in the Dorset Downs, eight miles north west of Dorchester in west Dorset, England.

A Dorset Down in France

Dorset Down

A Dorset Down in France

The Dorset Down is a breed of sheep native to the Dorset Downs region of England.

Eight exclaves of highly anomalous Cowley, all in Hillingdon, then in Middlesex.

Lyscombe Hill

Hill near Melcombe Bingham about 14 kilometres north-northeast of Dorchester in the county of Dorset, England.

Hill near Melcombe Bingham about 14 kilometres north-northeast of Dorchester in the county of Dorset, England.

Eight exclaves of highly anomalous Cowley, all in Hillingdon, then in Middlesex.

It is part of the Dorset Downs and is listed as a so-called HuMP.

Corfe Castle, captured and destroyed by Cromwell's army in 1646

Toller Down

One of the highest hills in the county of Dorset, England.

One of the highest hills in the county of Dorset, England.

Corfe Castle, captured and destroyed by Cromwell's army in 1646

It is part of the Dorset Downs.

Corfe Castle, captured and destroyed by Cromwell's army in 1646

Beaminster Down

One of the highest hills in West Dorset, England.

One of the highest hills in West Dorset, England.

Corfe Castle, captured and destroyed by Cromwell's army in 1646

Beaminster Down is common land on the Dorset Downs and overlooks the steep scarp slope above the town of Beaminster, which is about a mile and a half to the southwest.

The top of the downs from above Cerne Abbas, looking south east towards the River Piddle valley

Watts Hill

The top of the downs from above Cerne Abbas, looking south east towards the River Piddle valley

Watts Hill is a hill in the Dorset Downs and one of the highest in the county of Dorset, England.

View of Chesil Beach and The Fleet

Weymouth Lowlands

The Weymouth Lowlands form a natural region on the south coast of England in the county of Dorset.

The Weymouth Lowlands form a natural region on the south coast of England in the county of Dorset.

View of Chesil Beach and The Fleet

A steep ridge of chalk marks the start of the Dorset Downs to the north; to the south is the Isle of Portland and to the east is the Isle of Purbeck