Downshay  Dorset


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Downshay like this:

DOWNSHAY, a village in Worth-Matravers parish, Dorset; 1 mile SE of Corfe Castle.

Additional information about this locality is available for Worth Matravers

Downshay through time

Downshay is now part of Purbeck district. Click here for graphs and data of how Purbeck has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Downshay itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Downshay, in Purbeck and Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th October 2021

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