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Toller Whelme, Dorset

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Toller Whelme, Dorset

Toller Whelme is a small village in West Dorset, England, situated 2.3 miles east of Beaminster, 6.2 miles north of Bridport and 12.9 miles north-west of Dorchester. It takes its name from the River Toller (the former name of the present River Hooke), at the source of which it stands: the second element Whelme means river source or spring in Anglo-Saxon.
DistrictWest Dorset
Post townDorchester
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST5101
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01308

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

Toller Whelme, eccl. dist., Corscombe par., Dorset, 6 miles NW. of Maiden Newton, pop. 74.

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