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Tarrant Monkton, Dorset

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Tarrant Monkton, Dorset

Tarrant Monkton is a village in north Dorset, England, situated in the Tarrant Valley five miles east of Blandford Forum. Within the parish boundary, sited 1.5 miles over hills to the west, lies Blandford Camp army base. The parish as a whole, including the army base, had a population of 2,370 as of 2001. The village itself is centred around the ancient All Saints Parish Church, opposite which is the Langton Arms, a public house and restaurant.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST9408
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population2,370
 

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

Monckton Tarrant ~ Tarrant Monckton

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

Monckton Tarrant, Dorset. See TARRANT MONCKTON.

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