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Hilfield is a hamlet in west Dorset, England, situated under the scarp face of the Dorset Downs seven miles south of Sherborne. The village had a population of 52 at the time of the 2001 Census, mostly residents of the Friary of Saint Francis.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Hilfield, Dorset has been known in the past
Hillfeld ~ Hillfield
Hilfield, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Hillfeld, par., Dorset, 3½ miles NW. of Cerne Abbas, 1584 ac., pop. 133.
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