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Marnhull, Dorset

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Marnhull, Dorset

Marnhull is a village in the county of Dorset in southern England. It lies in the Blackmore Vale in the North Dorset administrative district of the county, 3 miles north of the small town of Sturminster Newton. The resort towns of Bournemouth and Weymouth lie about 30 miles to the south. Marnhull is sited on a low ridge of Corallian limestone above the valley of the River Stour, which forms the northern and western boundaries of the parish.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST7718
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 Marnhull, Dorset has been known in the past


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

Marnhull, par. and vil., Dorset, 3 miles N. of Sturminster Newton, 3751 ac., pop. 1396; P.O.; birthplace of Giles Hussey (1710-1788), portrait painter.

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