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Poulner, Hampshire

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Poulner, Hampshire

Poulner (pronounced "Powner") is a small village in the civil parish of Ringwood in the New Forest district, in Hampshire, England. It is 0.5 miles east from the town centre of Ringwood. Poulner is recorded as Polenore in 1300, Polenoure in 1327, Pulnore in 1410, and Powner in 1682. The origin of the name is uncertain, but the second element "ora" or "ofer" means "bank, slope", and the first element might be "polleie" meaning the popular herb "pennyroyal".
DistrictNew Forest
Post townRINGWOOD
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU1605
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01425
 

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