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Frome St Quintin, Dorset

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Frome St Quintin, Dorset

Frome St Quintin is a village in the county of Dorset in southern England. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district of the county, about eleven miles northwest of the county town of Dorchester. It is sited on an outcrop of greensand near the head of the Frome valley, amongst the chalk hills of the Dorset Downs. In the 2001 Census the village had a population of 157.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST5902
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population157
 

Other names by which Frome St Quintin, Dorset has been known in the past

Frome ~ Frome St Quinton ~ Froome St Quintin ~ St Quinton Frome

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

Frome, St Quinton, par., Dorset, on river Frome, 4 miles NW. of Cerne Abbas, 1025 ac., pop. 188.

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