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Bere Regis in the 1732 Survey of

Dorsetshire containing the

Anticluities & Natural

History of that County by John Coke

Read our Entry in this 1732 Survey below... Bere   Regis,   a   little   Markett   Towne,   where   for   a   verie   longe   time   the   famous   and   remarkable   Familie   de Turbida   Villa,   vulgarlie   Turbervile,   had   their   chiefe   Habitation   ;   whence   iffued   Knights   of   efpeciall   Note, whofe Pofteritie remained even untill this Daye. Overagainft   Beere,   Woodbery   Hill   mounteh   itfelfe   aloft,   fortified   at   the   toppe   with   double   Ditches which   a   Man   maye   with   goode   Probabilitie   gueffe   to   have   beene   a   Summer   Station   of   the Romans.   Nowe   its   generallie   knowne,   by   reafon   of   a   great   Faire   kept   on   it   once   in   the   Yeare,   about   the feventh   of   September.   From   the   toppe   of   this   Hill   you   have   a   large   Profpeft,   and   not   much   belowe   it,   the River   which   runneth   through   Beere   falleth   into   Peddell,   which   thence   holdeth   on   its   Courfe   through   a barren   heathie   Plaine   unto   Warham,   where,   as   I   have   allreadie   noted,   it   iflueth   into   the   Sea,   whofe   Shoar   form   this   boundeth   in the   large   and   fafe   Harbour   of   Poole,   which   taketh   name   from   the   quiet   Stillneffe   of   the   Sea,   refem-   bleing   a   ftanding   Water,   and emparteth it, foe that it clofeth with the Continent onlie on the North Side, where it admitteth Entrance onlie by one Gate.
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Bere Regis Village
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Bere Regis in the 1732 Survey of Dorsetshire containing the Anticluities & Natural

History of that County by John Coke

Click / tap images to enlarge
Read our Entry in this 1732 Survey below... Bere   Regis,   a   little   Markett   Towne,   where   for   a verie   longe   time   the   famous   and   remarkable Familie   de   Turbida   Villa,   vulgarlie   Turbervile,   had their   chiefe   Habitation   ;   whence   iffued   Knights   of efpeciall    Note,    whofe    Pofteritie    remained    even    untill    this Daye. Overagainft    Beere,    Woodbery    Hill    mounteh    itfelfe    aloft, fortified   at   the   toppe   with   double   Ditches   ;   which   a   Man   maye with    goode    Probabilitie    gueffe    to    have    beene    a    Summer Station    of    the    Romans.    Nowe    its    generallie    knowne,    by reafon   of   a   great   Faire   kept   on   it   once   in   the   Yeare,   about   the feventh   of   September.   From   the   toppe   of   this   Hill   you   have   a large    Profpeft,    and    not    much    belowe    it,    the    River    which runneth    through    Beere    falleth    into    Peddell,    which    thence holdeth   on   its   Courfe   through   a   barren   heathie   Plaine   unto Warham,   where,   as   I   have   allreadie   noted,   it   iflueth   into   the Sea,   whofe   Shoar   form   this   boundeth   in   the   large   and   fafe Harbour   of   Poole,   which   taketh   name   from   the   quiet   Stillneffe of   the   Sea,   refem-   bleing   a   ftanding   Water,   and   emparteth   it, foe   that   it   clofeth   with   the   Continent   onlie   on   the   North   Side, where it admitteth Entrance onlie by one Gate.
© 2003, Bere Regis Village Website.