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Turnworth, Dorset

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Turnworth, Dorset

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.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST8107
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
 

Other names by which Turnworth, Dorset has been known in the past

Torneworde

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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