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Telephone code: 01305
Postcode: DT1
Population: 17000
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Birthplace of:
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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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