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Woodcutts, Dorset

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Woodcutts, Dorset

Woodcutts is a hamlet within the parish of Sixpenny Handley and is located in the north of Dorset, near to the Wiltshire border. It lies within the Cranborne Chase an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and much of the land and several of the properties in the area belong to the Rushmore Estate. The estate formerly belonged to Augustus Pitt Rivers, a noted archaeologist of the 19th century. Woodcutts includes the site of a Romano-British settlement excavated in the 1890s.
DistrictEast Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST9717
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01725

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