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Hinton St Mary, Dorset

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Hinton St Mary, Dorset

Hinton St Mary is a village in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is sited on a low Corallian limestone ridge beside the River Stour, one mile north of the market town Sturminster Newton. It lies within the North Dorset administrative district of the county. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 221. The parish church, dedicated to St Peter, has a 15th-century tower. The manor house next to the church was once owned by the nuns of Shaftesbury Abbey.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST7816
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population221
 

Other names by which Hinton St Mary, Dorset has been known in the past

Hinton ~ St Mary Hinton

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

Hinton, St Mary, par. and vil., N. Dorset, 1 mile N. of Sturminster Newton, 982 ac., pop. 296; P.O.

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