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Silton is a village in north Dorset, England, situated in the Blackmore Vale four miles north west of Gillingham. The village has a population of 134. It was for many years the country residence of Sir Hugh Wyndham (1602-1684), whose memorial by the sculptor Jan van Nost is in the parish church of St Nicholas.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Silton, Dorset has been known in the past
Silton, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Silton, par. and vil., in N. of Dorset, on river Stour, 5 miles W. of Wincanton, 1257 ac., pop. 245.
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