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Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset

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Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset

Glanvilles Wootton, or Wootton Glanville, is a village in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is situated in the Blackmore Vale under the scarp of the Dorset Downs, five miles south of Sherborne. It lies within the North Dorset administrative district of the county. In the 2001 Census the village had a population of 201. One mile south-east of the village is the hill fort Dungeon Hill.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST6708
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Glanville Wootton ~ Wootton Glanville

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

Wootton Glanville, par: and vil., Dorset - par., 1665 ac., pop. 237; vil., 6 miles SE. of Sherborne; P.O., called Glanville-Wootton.

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