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Puncknowle, Dorset

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Puncknowle, Dorset

Puncknowle is a village in south west Dorset, England, situated at grid reference SY536885 in a steep valley beside Chesil Beach five miles east of Bridport. The village has a population of 429. There is a single public house in the village called The Crown Inn, and many holiday properties.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY5388
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Puncknoll ~ Pomaconole ~ Poma

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

Puncknoll (or Puncknowle), par. and vil., Dorset, in SW. of co.- par., 2160 ac. (120 water), pop. 473; vil., 6 miles SE. of Bridport; P.O.; near the vil. is Puncknoll House, seat.

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