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Purse Caundle, Dorset

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Purse Caundle, Dorset

Purse Caundle is a village in north west Dorset, England, about 5 miles east of Sherborne. The village has a population of 107 (2001). The village is based around the large fifteenth-century Manor house.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST6917
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 Purse Caundle, Dorset has been known in the past

Caundle Purse

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

Caundle-Purse, par., N. Dorset, on border of co., 4½ miles E. of Sherborne, 1470 ac., pop. 194.

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