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Holt, Dorset

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Holt, Dorset

Holt is a village in east Dorset, England, two miles north of Wimborne Minster. The village has a population of 1,265. The village has a football team called Holt United who play in the Dorset Premier League. According to the 1901 UK Census, Lieutenant-General John Plumptre Carr Glyn KCB who had fought in the Crimean War, the Anglo-Ashanti War and the Anglo-Zulu War retired to Holt with his wife Belgian born Ellen.
DistrictEast Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSU0203
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01202

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

Holt, eccl. dist., Wimborne Minster par., Dorset, pop. 1100; contains Holt Chapel, 4 miles NE. of Wimborne; P.O.

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