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Allington, Dorset

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Allington, Dorset

Allington is a large village and civil parish in Dorset, England. The village has a population of 614 according to the 2001 Census. Allington Hill is an Iron Age hill fort rising to 90m above the village, now managed by the Woodland Trust as part of the Dorset AONB.
Post townALLINGTON
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY4693
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population614
 

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

Adelingtone

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

Allington.-- par., SW. Dorset, on river Brit, ½ mile N. of Bridport, 594 ac., pop. 1709.

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