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Hooke, Dorset

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Hooke, Dorset

Hooke is a small village in the county of Dorset in southern England, situated about 7 miles northeast of the town of Bridport. It is sited in the valley of the short River Hooke, a tributary of the River Frome, amongst the chalk hills of the Dorset Downs. In the 2001 Census the village had a population of 118.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST5300
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Hook ~ Lahoc

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

Hook.-- par., W. Dorset, on river Froom, 4 miles SE. of Beaminster, 1237 ac., pop. 154.

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