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Hinton Martell, Dorset

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Hinton Martell, Dorset

Hinton Martell (also known as Hinton Martel) is a village in the county of Dorset in southern England. It lies within the East Dorset administrative district of the county, three miles north of the town of Wimborne Minster. In the 2001 Census the village had a population of 368. Hinton Martell was once known as Hinetone, the village of the monks. It was owned at this time by Eudo Martel, a Frenchman whose surname meant hammer.
DistrictEast Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSU0106
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 Hinton Martell, Dorset has been known in the past

Hinton Magna

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

Hinton Martell (or Hinton Magna), par., E. Dorset, 4 miles NE. of Wimborne, 1534 ac., pop. 381.

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