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Nether Compton, Dorset

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Nether Compton, Dorset

Nether Compton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Dorset. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district, and is situated 3 miles west of Sherborne and 3 miles east of Yeovil in Somerset. As of 2001 it had an estimated population of 300.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST5917
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Compton ~ Compton Nether

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

Compton, Nether, par., N. Dorset, 2½ miles NW. of Sherborne, 892 ac., pop. 387.

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