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Hilfield, Dorset

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Hilfield, Dorset

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.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST6304
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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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