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Tarrant Keyneston, Dorset

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Tarrant Keyneston, Dorset

Tarrant Keyneston is a village and civil parish in the English county of Dorset, situated in the Tarrant Valley five miles south east of Blandford Forum in the North Dorset administrative district. As of 2001 it had a population of 296. On the hills northwest of the village are the earthworks of Buzbury Rings (or Busbury Rings), the remains of an Iron Age fortified encampment, described by Sir Frederick Treves in 1905 as "a circle of entrenchments, composed of a stout vallum and a ditch".
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST9204
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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