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Turnworth is a hamlet in north Dorset, England, situated on the Dorset Downs five miles west of Blandford Forum. The village consists of a few cottages and farmhouses scattered around a church and manor house. Nearby is Ringmoor, an ancient settlement on the top of the scarp face of the downs. The village has a population of less than 50.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Turnworth, Dorset has been known in the past
Turnworth, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Turnworth, par., Dorset, 4½ miles NW. of Blandford, 1560 ac., pop. 115; P.O.; contains Turnworth House, seat.
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