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Askerswell, Dorset

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Askerswell, Dorset

Askerswell is a small village and civil parish in the West Dorset district of Dorset, England; situated 11 miles west of Dorchester. The local travel links are located 5 miles from the village to Maiden Newton railway station and 33 miles to Exeter International Airport. The main road running through the village is Hembury Road. The village has a population of 150 according to the 2001 Census. The village is on the Asker Brook.
DistrictWest Dorset
Post townDORCHESTER
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY5292
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01305
Population150
 

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

Oscherwille

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

Askerswell, par., SW. Dorset, 5 miles E. of Bridport, 1161 ac., pop. 209; P.O.

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