Milton Abbey

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Coordinates: 50°49′12.74″N 2°17′14.75″W / 50.8202056°N 2.2874306°W / 50.8202056; -2.2874306

Milton Abbey School is a British independent school in the Dorset countryside. It has 250 pupils in six boarding Houses, called Athelstan, Bancks, Damer, Hambro, Middleton and Tregonwell. Founded in 1954, it welcomes boys from 13 – 16 years and is coeducational in the sixth form.

The school has a rural campus, and extensive facilities. These include a gym, swimming pool, shooting range, golf course, a 320 seat theatre, a fully equipped art department and design block, an astro turf, an outward bounds area, a 15th Century dining hall, an Abbey chapel that can be traced back to the 9th Century and grounds designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown. The main House, which was built by Joseph Damer, 1st Earl of Dorchester from 1780 onwards, houses the administrative hub of the school, classrooms, the Senior Common Room, the King's Room and all the boy's boarding Houses. The girls House, Middleton, can be found at the back quad.


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