Place:Acton, Dorset, England

Alt namesTacatonasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 93
Tacatonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 93
Coordinates50.6°N 2.017°W
Located inDorset, England
See alsoLangton Matravers, Dorset, Englandparish in which it is located
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Acton is a hamlet in the parish of Langton Matravers, on the Isle of Purbeck, in the county of Dorset in the south of England. The hamlet of Acton was built as living quarters for the quarrymen working at the local quarries.

The hamlet was documented in the Domesday Book as Tacatone.

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