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Evershot, Dorset

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Evershot, Dorset

Evershot is a village in west Dorset, England, 8 miles south of Yeovil. It is the second highest village in the county, the centre of the village lying at 175 metres (575 feet) above sea-level. The village has a population of 206 (2001). The parish also encompasses part of the nearby hamlet of Holywell. It is believed that the village has featured in various novels by Thomas Hardy.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST5704
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 Evershot, Dorset has been known in the past


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

Evershot, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Dorset, 8 m. S. of Yeovil, 1409 ac., pop. 500; P.O. Market-day, Sat.

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