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Woolland, Dorset

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Woolland, Dorset

Woolland is a village in north Dorset, England, situated in the Blackmore Vale under Bulbarrow Hill seven miles west of Blandford Forum. The village has a population of 76. The village is first mentioned in Cartularium saxonicum from the year 939 Wonlond, the Domesday Book from the year 1086 Winlande and the Pipe Rolls from the year 1170 Wunlanda. The name is interpreted as Old English wynn-land meadow land or pasture land.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST7706
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 Woolland, Dorset has been known in the past

Winlande ~ Winla

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