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The Dorsetshire Gap is, or Dorset Gap as it's known for short, is a dip in the Dorset Downs chalk ridge between Nordon Hill and Nettleton Tout, close to the settlement of Higher Melcombe.
A number of different bridleways run through and over this pass, including the ancient Wessex Ridgeway.
It's thought that this point was part of a network of trading routes that date back as far as the Middle Ages.
June 18, 2020
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