Place:Owermoigne, Dorset, England

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NameOwermoigne
Alt namesOgresource: Domesday Book (1985) p 95
Ower Moignesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 95
TypeVillage
Coordinates50.667°N 2.333°W
Located inDorset, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Owermoigne is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England, situated south-east of Dorchester. In the 2011 Census the parish had a population of 467.

The parish was formerly part of the hundred of Winfrith, and subsequently constituted a liberty by itself.

Owermoigne village is described as Nether Moynton in the fictional Wessex of Thomas Hardy's novels.

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