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Tarrant Crawford, Dorset

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Tarrant Crawford, Dorset

Tarrant Crawford is a small village at the end of the Tarrant Valley in Dorset, England. It is mainly a farm with a few houses. OS maps show it at the position of Tarrant Abbey, an even smaller village with only three houses. Although still part of the farm, it is referred to by the locals as a separate village.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST9203
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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


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

Tarrant Crawford, par., Dorset, 3 miles SE. of Blandford, 600 ac., pop. 61; a nunnery was founded here in time of Richard I., and was the burial-place of Joan, daughter of King John, and Joan, queen of Alexander II.

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