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Chetnole, Dorset

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Chetnole, Dorset

Chetnole is a village in the county of Dorset in southern England. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district of the county, seven miles south of the town of Sherborne. It is sited on Oxford clay by the small Wriggle River at the western end of the Blackmore Vale. There are around 128 houses in the village. It has a railway station on the Heart of Wessex Line operated by First Great Western trains.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST6008
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Chetnole, township, Yetminster par., NW. Dorset, 6½ miles SW. of Sherborne, 877 ac., pop. 243; P.O.

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