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Trent is a village in north west Dorset, England, situated in the Yeo valley four miles north west of Sherborne and four miles north east of Yeovil. It was formerly in Somerset. The village has a population of 321. The parish was part of the hundred of Horethorne. Charles II of England stayed at Trent House for several days during his escape to France in 1651.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Trent, Dorset has been known in the past
Trent, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Trent, par., Somerset, 2½ miles NE. of Yeovil, 1590 ac., pop. 468; at Trent House, now a grange, Charles II., after his escape from Worcester field, lay hidden for about a fortnight.
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