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Ashmore, Dorset

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Ashmore, Dorset

Ashmore is a small village in the North Dorset district of Dorset, England; situated 20 miles south-west of Salisbury. The local travel links are located 7 miles from the village to Tisbury railway station and 18 miles to Bournemouth International Airport. The main road running through the village is North Road. The village has a population of 162 according to the 2001 Census. It is situated on Cranborne Chase five miles (8 km) south east of Shaftesbury.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST9117
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01722

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

Aisemare ~ Aisema

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

Ashmore, par., N. Dorset, 5 miles SE. of Shaftesbury, 2335 ac., pop. 275; P.O.

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