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Woodsford, Dorset

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Woodsford, Dorset

Woodsford is a hamlet in south west Dorset, England, situated in the Frome valley five miles east of Dorchester. The village has a population of 67. Woodsford Castle is the surviving range of a 14th century fortified manor house. It has been restored by the Landmark Trust.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY7690
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Woodford ~ Wardesford ~ Werdesford ~ Werdesfort

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

Woodsford, par., in S. of Dorset, 4½ miles E. of Dorchester, 1742 ac., pop. 183.

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