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Winterborne Clenston, Dorset

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Winterborne Clenston, Dorset

Winterborne Clenston is a village in Dorset, England. The first name of "Winterborne" comes from the River Winterborne, which flows from north to south through the village. The river only flows overground during the winter, hence the name. To the north is Winterborne Stickland and to the south is Winterborne Whitechurch. The river flows through both these villages as well.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST8302
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Winterborne Clenstone

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

Winterborne Clenstone, par., Dorset, 4 miles SW. of Blandford, 1406 ac., pop. 112.

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