|Wadone: St. Mary's, Montivilliers.|
Traces of ancient field systems.
|Waldic: William de Daumeray from the king. Mill.|
Part of Wimborne Minster.
|Walteford: Godwin Hunter from the king.|
Town settled by Britons, Romans and Saxons and fought over by Danes and during the Civil War. It was rebuilt in Georgian style in 1762.
|Warham: Bishop of Salisbury; St. Wandrilles Abbey; William d'Eu.|
17th century manor house, home of John Sadler who predicted the Great Plague, the Fire of London and Monmouth's Rebellion.
|Warmemoille / Warmwelle: Robert from Count of Mortain; Earl Hugh; Thorold from the wife of Hugh FitzGrip. 2 mills, 200 sheep.|
|Watrecome / Watrecoma: King's land. ½ mill.|
Waterston House, home of Bathsheba Everdene in Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd.
|Pidere: Serlo de Burcy, formerly Earl Harold. Mill. 393 sheep.|
|Weregrave / a: Ralph from Bishop of Coutances. Mill.|
|Welle: Monks of Sherborne.|
West Compton Remote.
|Chenistetone: William d'Ecouis. 2 mills.|
Unspoilt; watermill, now a private house.
|Mideltone / a: Cerne Abbey. Mill.|
On the outskirts of Bournemouth.
|Perlai: Ralph of Cranborne.|
Norman church with relics of St. Wite, the village's patron saint.
|Witcerce: St. Wandrille's Abbey holds the church.|
12th-16th century church where the Dorset poet, William Barnes, preached his last sermon.
|Widecome / a: Milton Abbey.|
|Witeclive / a: Serlo de Burcy.|
|Wilceswde / -a / Wilchesode / a: Wife of Hugh FitzGrip and Durand Carpenter from her. 2 oxen.|
|Wedechesworde: Aethelrun, the king's thane.|
Market town. Ethelred, king of the West Saxons and brother of Alfred the Great, is said to be buried here.
|Winborne / burne: King's land. Edward of Salisbury. 377 sheep, 2 cattle, 74 goats.|
Wimborne St. Giles
St. Giles House, seat of the Shaftesbury family; 17th century mill house.
|Winburne: King's land; St. Mary's Cranborne; Wilton Abbey; William Chernet from the wife of Hugh FitzGrip; Wulfgeat from the king; Hervey the Chamberlain. 1 1/3 mills.|
Overshadowed by a nuclear power station.
|Winfrode / a: King's land with Bolle holding the church. 4 mills.|
Near the Bronze Age Nine Stones Circle.
|Winterborna / Wintreburne: Cerne Abbey. 18 goats.|
Winterborne Belet Lost.
|Wintreborne / burne: Ogis from William de Mohun; Hugh from the wife of Hugh FitzGrip; Swein from the king and Robert from him. 300 sheep.|
Below the Neolithic and Iron Age hill fort of Maiden Castle.
|Wintreburn: Countess of Boulogne.|
|Wintreburne: Canons of Coutances.|
|Wintreborne: Milton Abbey.|
Old Mill, once a 13th century manor house.
|Wichemetune / Wichamatuna: King's land; Hubert from Count of Mortain, formerly Queen Matilda.|
14th century Woodsford Castle.
|Wardesford / Werdesford / Werdesfort: Cerne Abbey; William from the king. Mill.|
|Windestorte: Osmund, the king's servant.|
|Odiete: St. Mary's Glastonbury.|
Elizabethan Woolbridge Manor, now an hotel.
|Welle, Wille: Count of Mortain; Alward from the king; Aelmer.|
Woolcombe (in Melbury Bubb)
|Wellecombe: Hugh from William d'Eu.|
Woolcombe (in Toller Porcorum)
|Wellacome / Wilecome: Hugh Gosbert, the king's servant; Doda, the king's thane.|
|Orgarestone: Humphrey from William de Braose.|
Fine Victorian buildings.
|Winlande / a: Milton Abbey. 16 goats.|
Tudor-style Victorian manor house.
|Odetun: Bretel from Count of Mortain; Aiulf the Chamberlain. 3 mills, vines.|
Part of Wareham.
|Vergroh / Weregrote / Wiregrote: Cerne Abbey; Walter from William de Braose; Hugh from the king.|
Stone-built; early Norman, part-Saxon church.
|Orde / Wirde / Wode: Roger Arundel. 250 sheep.|
Scattered; Jacobean manor house.
|Brocheshale / Brochessala: Roger Arundel. 2 cows.|
|Windelham: Roger Arundel.|
Manor house, with a 17th century porch, owned by the Sydenham family for 200 years.
|Wenfrot: William d'Eu. Mill.|