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Batcombe, Dorset

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Batcombe, Dorset

Batcombe is a small straggling village in the West Dorset district of Dorset, England; situated 12 miles north-west of Dorchester under the northern slope of the Dorset Downs. The local travel links are located 3 miles from the village to Chetnole railway station and 31 miles to Bournemouth International Airport. The main road running through the village is Stile Way. The village has a population of 104 according to the 2001 Census.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST6104
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01305

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

Batcombe.-- par., mid. Dorset, 3 miles NW. of Cerne Abbas, 1109 ac., pop. 127.

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