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West Compton, Dorset

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West Compton, Dorset

West Compton is a hamlet in the county of Dorset, England. It lies in the West Dorset administrative district of the county, about 7 miles to the east of the town of Bridport. The county town of Dorchester lies about 9 miles eastsoutheast. The A35 trunk road, which runs between these two towns, is about 2 miles to the south. The hamlet is sited 160 metres above sea-level at the head of a small valley, formed by a tributary of the River Frome.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY5694
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Compton Abbas ~ Compton Abbas West ~ West Compton Abbas

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