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Telephone code: 01305
Postcode: DT1
Population: 17000
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Birthplace of:
Thomas Hardy | Peter Wilson |

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Dorchester is a lovely town at the heart of West Dorset or 'Hardy Country' and is believed to be the model for Casterbridge in Thomas Hardys novel. It has a largely unspoilt main street and predominantly Georgian architecture. Perfect for a leisurely weekendb reak.

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Edmund Ironside’s Unlovely End - 1016, Elizabeth’s Golden Speech - 1601, 1st international Football Match - Scotland V England - 1872, Tess of the d’Urbervilles Published - 1891, Crystal Palace destroyed by fire - 1936
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