Place:Owermoigne, Dorset, England


Alt namesOgresource: Domesday Book (1985) p 95
Ower Moignesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 95
Coordinates50.667°N 2.333°W
Located inDorset, England
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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.[1] The parish is within an electoral ward with the same name, which stretches from Osmington north through Crossways to Tincleton. The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 3,804.

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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