|WOODYATES (WEST), an
extra-parochial liberty, in the hundred of WIMBORNE ST. GILES, Shaston
(East) division of the county of DORSET, 5½ miles (N.N.W.) from Cranborne,
containing 9 inhabitants.
On the neighbouring downs are numerous barrows, also a vast rampart and fosse, termed Grimesditch, crossed by the Roman road from Dorchester to Old Sarum.
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