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Abbotsbury Recreation Ground

Abbotsbury Recreation Ground was gifted to the Parish Council in 1938

Fleet Gates

At the entrance to the village of Fleet

The Green, Portesham

The famous Green phone box sat on the village Green owned by the Parish Council

Portesham Playing field

Parish Council property


Gifted to the parish Council in 1938 There is a tennis court  and a football pitch, It is hoped to revitalise this site in the future

The Allotments were set up in 2009 using Awards for all and WDDC grants There are 19 allotments. Contact the clerk if you are interested in renting an allotment

Portesham Cemetery

The Parish Council own and run the Portesham Cemetery please see Cemetery page for further details

Portesham Stone Bus Shelter

Langton Herring Amenity Area

Land at Dovecote Cottages

Langton Herring have an amenity area which is owned and maintained by the parish Council

After being rebuilt the stone bus shelter was given to the Parish Council in 2011 a stone plaque has now been attached to the shelter by the Portesham Volunteers to commemorate the Jubilee and Olympics

Gifted to the Parish Council in 2009

This picture is of the Blacksmiths which is where the Dovecote cottages are now

Abbotsbury Village Green

Portesham Churchyard

Portesham Play Area

The Portesham Churchyard is a closed churchyard and is the responsibility of the Parish Council,

The Village Green is maintained by the Parish Council

The land is leased from the Diocese and the parish council maintain the Play area

Council Property and Responsibilities

The Group Council owns various assets in the parishes and is also responsible for maintaining some assets

Parish Council property

Parish Council responsibilities

The Parish Council own and maintain notice boards, benches and grit bins around the parishes

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2 Houses at the Glebe Abbotsbury

As part of the Glebe Development negotiations the Parish Council were gifted 2 houses, these are managed  by Raglan and the rents collected are paid to the Parish Council quarterly. The Parish Council have nominations rights for local people.

Contact the council: The Clerk to the Council

West Elworth Farm, Portesham, Weymouth, Dorset. DT3 4HF

Tel: 07814 016971 Email:

The Pound -Langton Herring

The Pound was gifted to the Parish Council from the village in June 2018