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Thornford, Dorset

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Thornford, Dorset

Thornford is a village in north west Dorset, England, situated in the Yeo valley four miles south west of Sherborne. Thornford is in Thornhackett Parish, a combined parish comprising the villages of Thornford and Beer Hackett. There were 643 registered voters on the electoral register for Thornford in 2006. The Parish Council comprises seven elected members from Thornford and three from Beer Hackett, all of whom serve a four year term of office.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST6013
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01935

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


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

Thornford, par., Dorset, 3 miles SW. of Sherborne, 1407 ac., pop. 413; P.O.

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