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Offline mark foot

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Sheriff's Hill near Up Cerne
« on: Sunday 20 May 18 20:16 BST (UK) »
Many years ago when my grandfather was alive, I took him back to Up Cerne in order for him to look around the village of his birth. He pointed out a close by hill with trees on the very top and advised me that his grandfather George Foot (woodman/gamekeeper), had planted them to celebrate his employer Col John Mount Batten becoming Sheriff of Dorset ( I believe in 1903). The hill was then known as Sheriff's Hill. I recall seeing it named as such on one map, but I am unable to trace the hill. I would appreciate any help with tracking it down.   

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