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Buckland Newton, Dorset

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Buckland Newton, Dorset

Buckland Newton is a village in north Dorset, England, situated under the scarp of the Dorset Downs, six miles south of Sherborne. The village has a population of 618 (2001). People have worshipped at the Church of the Holy Rood in Buckland Newton since the 13th century. Prominent nearby hills at the top of the escarpment to the southeast include Ball Hill (251 m) and Lyscombe Hill (261 m) near the Dorsetshire Gap. The village lies within the Buckland Newton Hundred
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST6905
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Buckland Newton, par. and tithing, mid. Dorset, 6 miles NE. of Evershot, 6018 ac., pop. 855; P.O.

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