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Charmouth, Dorset

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Charmouth, Dorset

Charmouth is a village at the mouth of the River Char in West Dorset, England, with a population of 1,687 according to the 2001 census.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY3693
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01297

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


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

Charmouth, par. and vil., W. Dorset, at mouth of river Char, 6 miles SE. of Axminster, 433 ac. land and 85 water, pop. 626; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. C. is a watering-place.

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