Winterborne Whitechurch

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Winterborne Whitechurch, also Winterborne Whitchurch, is a village and civil parish in central Dorset, England, situated in a winterbourne valley on the A354 road on the Dorset Downs 5 mi south-west of Blandford Forum.wikipedia
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Winterborne Whitechurch, also Winterborne Whitchurch, is a village and civil parish in central Dorset, England, situated in a winterbourne valley on the A354 road on the Dorset Downs 5 mi south-west of Blandford Forum.
Many of the United Kingdom's 'Winterbournes' are villages in Dorset, such as Winterbourne Abbas, Winterborne Monkton, Winterborne St Martin, Winterborne Zelston, Winterborne Houghton and Winterborne Whitechurch.

Benjamin Ferrey

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The nave was rebuilt in 1844 by Benjamin Ferrey, who also added a south porch and north and south aisles.

John Westley

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The non-conformist preacher John Westley, grandfather of John and Charles Wesley, was appointed Vicar of Winterborne Whitechurch by Oliver Cromwell's Commission of Triers in 1658.
Never episcopally ordained, he was approved by Oliver Cromwell's Commission of Triers in 1658 and appointed Vicar of Winterborne Whitechurch.

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Winterborne Whitechurch, also Winterborne Whitchurch, is a village and civil parish in central Dorset, England, situated in a winterbourne valley on the A354 road on the Dorset Downs 5 mi south-west of Blandford Forum.

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Winterborne Whitechurch, also Winterborne Whitchurch, is a village and civil parish in central Dorset, England, situated in a winterbourne valley on the A354 road on the Dorset Downs 5 mi south-west of Blandford Forum.

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Winterborne Whitechurch, also Winterborne Whitchurch, is a village and civil parish in central Dorset, England, situated in a winterbourne valley on the A354 road on the Dorset Downs 5 mi south-west of Blandford Forum.

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Winterborne Whitechurch, also Winterborne Whitchurch, is a village and civil parish in central Dorset, England, situated in a winterbourne valley on the A354 road on the Dorset Downs 5 mi south-west of Blandford Forum.

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Winterborne Whitechurch, also Winterborne Whitchurch, is a village and civil parish in central Dorset, England, situated in a winterbourne valley on the A354 road on the Dorset Downs 5 mi south-west of Blandford Forum.

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Winterborne Whitechurch, also Winterborne Whitchurch, is a village and civil parish in central Dorset, England, situated in a winterbourne valley on the A354 road on the Dorset Downs 5 mi south-west of Blandford Forum.

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Winterborne Whitechurch, also Winterborne Whitchurch, is a village and civil parish in central Dorset, England, situated in a winterbourne valley on the A354 road on the Dorset Downs 5 mi south-west of Blandford Forum.

2011 United Kingdom census

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In the 2011 census the civil parish had 354 dwellings, 331 households and a population of 757.

Tumulus

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Evidence of prehistoric human activity in the parish consists of 7 barrows and a linear dyke known as Combs Ditch.

Iron Age

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The dyke was probably a boundary in the Iron Age but was subsequently modified until it had a more defensive purpose by the end of the Roman occupation.

Roman Britain

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The dyke was probably a boundary in the Iron Age but was subsequently modified until it had a more defensive purpose by the end of the Roman occupation.

Burial

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One of the barrows near the dyke was excavated in 1864; one cremation and four inhumations were found, as well as crude arrowheads within a bucket urn.

Domesday Book

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In 1086 in the Domesday Book Winterborne Whitechurch was recorded as Wintreborne; it had 3 households, 1.5 ploughlands and 6 acre of meadow.

Carucate

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In 1086 in the Domesday Book Winterborne Whitechurch was recorded as Wintreborne; it had 3 households, 1.5 ploughlands and 6 acre of meadow.

Hundred (county division)

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It was in the hundred of Combsditch, and the lord and tenant-in-chief was Milton Abbey.

Tenant-in-chief

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It was in the hundred of Combsditch, and the lord and tenant-in-chief was Milton Abbey.

Milton Abbey School

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It was in the hundred of Combsditch, and the lord and tenant-in-chief was Milton Abbey.

Chancel

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The parish church, dedicated to St Mary, has a chancel dating to around 1200, a 14th-century crossing and 15th-century south chapel and central tower.

Crossing (architecture)

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The parish church, dedicated to St Mary, has a chancel dating to around 1200, a 14th-century crossing and 15th-century south chapel and central tower.

Nave

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The nave was rebuilt in 1844 by Benjamin Ferrey, who also added a south porch and north and south aisles.

Aisle

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The nave was rebuilt in 1844 by Benjamin Ferrey, who also added a south porch and north and south aisles.