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Stratton, Dorset

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Stratton, Dorset

Stratton is a civil parish in West Dorset, England, in the Frome valley about 3 miles north-west of Dorchester. The parish includes the village itself and the hamlets of Grimstone, Ash Hill and Wrackleford, all of which lie on or near main road, the A37. Ash Hill is a small estate east of the village near the railway. Wrackleford is a group of houses further east and centred about Wrackleford House and including Higher Wrackleford and Lower Wrackleford.
DistrictWest Dorset
Post townDorchester
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY6593
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01305
Population610 (2009 estimate)

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

Stratton, par. and vil., Dorset - par., 1683 ac., pop. 299; vil., on river Frome, 3 miles NW. of Dorchester; P.O.

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