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Arish Mell
ARISH MELL is a small embayment and beach between Mupe and Worbarrow Bays in Dorset
Dorset
, England. It is part of the Jurassic Coast
Jurassic Coast
. CONTENTS* 1 Geography * 1.1 Location * 1.2 Access * 1.3 Geology * 2 See also * 3 History * 4 References * 5 Gallery GEOGRAPHYLOCATION Arish Mell
Arish Mell
lies about a mile due south of Lulworth Castle
Lulworth Castle
and East Lulworth , both of which were established at the head of the valley that runs down to the area of the bay and may have been the original direct route to the coast for the estate. ACCESS Arish Mell
Arish Mell
is relatively inaccessible because it is within the Lulworth Ranges , an Army tank firing range, and although the Range Walks are open at most weekends and public holidays, there is no public access to the beach and cliffs
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Purbeck Ridge
The PURBECK HILLS, also called the PURBECK RIDGE, are a ridge of chalk downs in Dorset
Dorset
, England
England
. The ridge extends from Lulworth Cove in the west to Old Harry Rocks in the east, where it meets the sea. The hills are part of a system of chalk downlands in southern England formed from the Chalk
Chalk
Group which also includes Salisbury Plain and the South Downs
South Downs
. For most of their length the chalk of the Purbeck Hills is protected from coastal erosion by a band of resistant Portland limestone
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Mupe Bay
MUPE BAY is a bay with a shingle beach to the east of Lulworth Cove in Dorset
Dorset
, England
England
, and is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site . View of Mupe Rocks The bay exposes a sequence of Cretaceous
Cretaceous
rocks from the Bindon Hill Chalk
Chalk
in the north through the Wealden Beds to the Purbeck Beds in the south at MUPE ROCKS. Mupe Bay
Mupe Bay
is only accessible when the Lulworth Ranges are open to the public. It can be reached by a 2.5-kilometre (1.6 mi) walk from the car park at Lulworth Cove . To the south are MUPE LEDGES and out to sea Mupe Rocks. BLACK ROCK is located at the eastern end of the bay. SEE ALSO * List of Dorset
Dorset
beaches * List of places on the Jurassic Coast REFERENCES * ^ "Mupe Bay"
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Winfrith
WINFRITH ATOMIC ENERGY ESTABLISHMENT, or AEE WINFRITH, was a United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority site near Winfrith Newburgh
Winfrith Newburgh
in Dorset . It covered an area on Winfrith
Winfrith
Heath to the west of the village of Wool between the A352 road and the London Waterloo to Weymouth railway line. Winfrith
Winfrith
was set up in order to test a variety of new nuclear reactor designs with the intention of selecting a new design for power generation and other tasks. The main design built at the site was the demonstration steam-generating heavy water reactor (SGHWR) providing power to the National Grid . A number of smaller designs were also constructed at the site. The site officially opened with the ZENITH reactor in 1960. SGHWR opened in 1967 and was shut down in 1990. All of the reactors have been shut down and are in various stages of removal
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Lulworth Ranges
The LULWORTH RANGES are military firing ranges located between Wareham and Lulworth
Lulworth
in Dorset
Dorset
, England. They cover an area of more than 2,830 hectares (7,000 acres), are owned by the Ministry of Defence and are part of the Armoured Fighting Vehicles Gunnery School based at Lulworth
Lulworth
Camp . The ranges were established in 1917. CONTENTS * 1 Location * 2 Use * 2.1 Moving targetry system * 3 Access * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links LOCATIONThe ranges are about 10 km (6 mi) west of Swanage
Swanage
and about 15 km (9 mi) east of Dorchester . They lie within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and stretches along the coastline between the east of Lulworth
Lulworth
Cove to just west of Kimmeridge
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South West Coast Path
Coastal scenery, much of it Heritage Coast World Heritage Sites : Jurassic Coast
Jurassic Coast
and Cornwall
Cornwall
and West Devon Mining Landscape HAZARDS Cliff paths, river crossings (ferries with limited availability), closure of Lulworth Ranges The SOUTH WEST COAST PATH is England's longest waymarked long-distance footpath and a National Trail . It stretches for 630 miles (1,014 km), running from Minehead
Minehead
in Somerset, along the coasts of Devon
Devon
and Cornwall
Cornwall
, to Poole
Poole
Harbour
Harbour
in Dorset. Since it rises and falls with every river mouth, it is also one of the more challenging trails. The total height climbed has been calculated to be 114,931 ft (35,031 m), almost four times the height of Mount Everest
Mount Everest

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East Lulworth
EAST LULWORTH is a village and civil parish nine miles east of Dorchester , near Lulworth Cove , in the Purbeck district of Dorset
Dorset
, South West England . It consists of 17th-century thatched cottages. The village is now dominated by the barracks of the Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School who use a portion of the Purbeck Hills
Purbeck Hills
as a gunnery range. In 2013 the estimated population of the civil parish was 160. The nearby Weld Estate Castle Park grounds contains the first Roman Catholic chapel to be built (in the form of a Greek mausoleum in 1786) since the time of the Protestant Reformation
Protestant Reformation
. It was the private chapel of the recusant Weld family (a branch of the present-day Weld-Blundell family ) and designed by John Tasker. It cost £2,380 to build
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Dorset
DORSET (/ˈdɔːrsɪt/ ; archaically , DORSETSHIRE) is a county in South West England
England
on the English Channel
English Channel
coast. The ceremonial county comprises the non-metropolitan county , which is governed by Dorset County Council , and the unitary authority areas of Poole
Poole
and Bournemouth
Bournemouth
. Covering an area of 2,653 square kilometres (1,024 sq mi), Dorset
Dorset
borders Devon
Devon
to the west, Somerset
Somerset
to the north-west, Wiltshire
Wiltshire
to the north-east, and Hampshire to the east. The county town is Dorchester which is in the south
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Lulworth Castle
LULWORTH CASTLE, in East Lulworth , Dorset
Dorset
, England
England
, situated south of Wool , is an early 17th-century mock castle. The stone building has now been re-built as a museum . The castle is surrounded by Lulworth Park and the Lulworth Estate . HISTORYThe foundations for Lulworth Castle
Lulworth Castle
were laid in 1588, and it was completed in 1609, supposedly designed by Inigo Jones . The castle was built as a hunting lodge by Thomas Howard, 3rd Viscount Howard of Bindon , a grandson of the 3rd Duke of Norfolk . In 1641, Humphrey Weld, a grandson of Humphrey Weld , purchased it from Howard's heir, Lord Howard de Walden . The castle was seized by the Roundheads during the English Civil War
English Civil War
, who used it as a garrison. Weld regained the property after the war finished
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Jurassic Coast
Coordinates : 50°42′20″N 2°59′23.6″W / 50.70556°N 2.989889°W / 50.70556; -2.989889 JURASSIC COAST UNESCO
UNESCO
WORLD HERITAGE SITE LOCATION United Kingdom COORDINATES 50°42′20″N 2°59′24″W / 50.705555555556°N 2.9898888888889°W / 50.705555555556; -2.9898888888889 CRITERIA viii REFERENCE 1029 INSCRIPTION 2001 (25th Session ) WEBSITE www.jurassiccoast.com Location of Jurassic
Jurassic
Coast The JURASSIC COAST is a World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
on the English Channel coast of southern England. It stretches from Exmouth
Exmouth
in East Devon
East Devon
to Studland Bay in Dorset
Dorset
, a distance of about 96 mi (154 km), and was inscribed on the World Heritage List in mid-December 2001
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List Of Dorset Beaches
There are many beaches in Dorset
Dorset
, southern England
England
, with most of them making up the UNESCO
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List Of Places On The Jurassic Coast
The following is a LIST OF PLACES ON THE JURASSIC COAST in southern England
England
, in East Devon
Devon
and Dorset
Dorset
, from west to east: Old Harry Rocks at the eastern end of the Jurassic Coast
Jurassic Coast
on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset
Dorset
. CONTENTS * 1 East Devon
Devon
* 2 West Dorset
Dorset
* 3 Weymouth and Portland * 4 West Dorset
Dorset
* 5 Purbeck District * 5.1 Isle of Purbeck
Isle of Purbeck
* 6 See also EAST DEVON The "geoneedle " is made from different rocks along the Jurassic Coast and marks the western end at Orcombe Point near Exmouth
Exmouth
, Devon
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Worbarrow Bay
WORBARROW BAY is a large broad and shallow bay just to the east of Lulworth Cove on the Isle of Purbeck , Dorset
Dorset
, England
England
. CONTENTS * 1 Location * 2 Geology * 3 Fossil
Fossil
Zone * 4 References * 5 See also * 6 External links * 7 Gallery LOCATION Worbarrow Bay
Worbarrow Bay
is located about six kilometres south of Wareham and about 16 kilometres west of Swanage . At the eastern end of the Bay is a promontory known as Worbarrow Tout
Worbarrow Tout
. The northwest end of the bay is known as Cow Corner
Cow Corner
. Towering over Worbarrow Bay
Worbarrow Bay
to the north is Flower\'s Barrow ridge, which due to coastal erosion is gradually falling into the sea
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Arish Mell
ARISH MELL is a small embayment and beach between Mupe and Worbarrow Bays in Dorset
Dorset
, England. It is part of the Jurassic Coast
Jurassic Coast
. CONTENTS* 1 Geography * 1.1 Location * 1.2 Access * 1.3 Geology * 2 See also * 3 History * 4 References * 5 Gallery GEOGRAPHYLOCATION Arish Mell
Arish Mell
lies about a mile due south of Lulworth Castle
Lulworth Castle
and East Lulworth , both of which were established at the head of the valley that runs down to the area of the bay and may have been the original direct route to the coast for the estate. ACCESS Arish Mell
Arish Mell
is relatively inaccessible because it is within the Lulworth Ranges , an Army tank firing range, and although the Range Walks are open at most weekends and public holidays, there is no public access to the beach and cliffs
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