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Tarrant Hinton, Dorset

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Tarrant Hinton, Dorset

Tarrant Hinton is a village in North Dorset, England, situated in the Tarrant Valley five miles north-east of Blandford Forum. The village has a population of 195. The village no longer has a pub, shop or post office, but it has a medieval parish church and a village hall which are used by an active community. Tarrant Hinton is best known as the location of the Great Dorset Steam Fair, which is annually visited by some 200,000 people.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST9311
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Tarrant Hinton, par., Dorset, 2 miles SE. of Tarrant Gunville, 2279 ac., pop. 237; P.O.

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