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Chettle, Dorset

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Chettle, Dorset

Chettle is a small village in the county of Dorset in southern England. It lies within the North Dorset administrative district of the county, six miles north-east of the town of Blandford Forum. It is sited at the head of a gently-sloping valley on the dip slope of the chalk formation called Cranborne Chase. The A354 trunk road crosses the valley about 1 km to the south. The village has a population of 80 (2001).
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST9513
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01258

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


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

Chettle, par., NE. Dorset, 1½ mile SW. of Farnham, 1113 ac., pop. 130.

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