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West Knighton, Dorset

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West Knighton, Dorset

West Knighton is a village in south Dorset, England, situated three miles southeast of the county town of Dorchester. It has an 11th-century church, a village pub and a population of 415.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY7387
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Knighton ~ Knighton West

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

Knighton, West, par., Dorset, 4 miles SE. of Dorchester, 2339 ac., pop. 312.

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