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Iwerne Minster, Dorset

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Iwerne Minster, Dorset

Iwerne Minster is a village in the English county of Dorset. It lies on the edge of the Blackmore Vale in the North Dorset administrative district of the county, roughly midway between the towns of Shaftesbury and Blandford Forum. The A350 main road between the towns passes through the edge of the village, just to the west. To the east rise the chalk hills of Cranborne Chase. In the 2001 Census the village had a population of 889.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Post townBlandford
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST8614
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01747
Population889 (2001 census)

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


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

Iwerne Minster, par. and vil., Dorset, 5½ miles NW. of Blandford, 2949 ac., pop. 667; P.O., T.O.

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