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Cruxton, Dorset

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Cruxton, Dorset

Cruxton is a hamlet in the English county of Dorset. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district of the county, about eight miles north-west of the county town of Dorchester, and one mile south-east of the village of Maiden Newton. It is sited on the west bank of the River Frome, amongst the chalk hills of the Dorset Downs. According to the late Dorset broadcaster Ralph Wightman, the old house in the hamlet "was certainly a manor.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY6096
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
 

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

Frome

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