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Margaret Marsh, Dorset

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Margaret Marsh, Dorset

Margaret Marsh is a hamlet and civil parish in the English county of Dorset. It is situated in the Blackmore Vale in the North Dorset administrative district of the county, halfway between the towns of Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton. It is sited on Kimmeridge Clay close to a small tributary stream of the River Stour. In the 2001 Census the parish had a population of 60. The parish church has a 15th-century tower and 13th-century font, but the rest of the building was rebuilt in 1873.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST8218
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01747

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

Margaret Marsh, par., Dorset, 4 miles SW. of Shaftesbury, 525 ac., pop. 68.

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