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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
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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