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Mosterton, Dorset

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Mosterton, Dorset

Mosterton is a village in west Dorset, England, three miles south of Crewkerne. The village has a population of 626. Home of the Admiral Hood pub, Eeles Pottery, Parrett and Axe Primary School and St. Mary's Church. The village is bisected by the river Axe, from which the local primary school takes its name, along with the river Parrett that flows through the nearby village of South Perrott. The village is a linear settlement, grown along the A3066. The church of St.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST4505
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
 

Other names by which Mosterton, Dorset has been known in the past

Mortestorne

Mosterton, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mosterton, par. and vil., Dorset, on river Axe, 3 miles NW. of Beaminster, 958 ac., pop. 321; P.O.

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