White horse Osmington

Historic area assessments for neighbourhood plans. We are currently working with the Dorset AONB Landscape Partnership on ‘Discovering the Ridgeway’. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, this is designed to identify what people value in their local area.

On 8 March Kim Sankey and Dorset County Council senior archaeologist Steve Wallis carried out a historic character area assessment in Winterbourne Abbas. This recorded new information about some of the older buildings in the village.

School & Myrtle Cottages Winterbourne Abbas
School and Myrtle Cottages. These would have been thatched originally and the eaves have been raised.
Winterbourne Abbas looking west
View of Winterbourne Abbas looking west.






Manor Farm Lane Winterbourne Abbas
A former mill or factory on Manor Farm Lane.
Manor Farm Cottages Winterbourne Abbas
Manor Farm Cottages in Winterbourne Abbas. Traditional cottages, not listed.