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East Stoke, Dorset

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East Stoke, Dorset

East Stoke is a village in the English county of Dorset. It lies within the Purbeck administrative district, three miles west of the small town of Wareham and two miles east of Wool. The village has a population of 439 (2001). The Freshwater Biological Association runs a research centre on the banks of the River Frome, from which the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust runs its research into atlantic salmon declines.
DistrictPurbeck
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY8786
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population439
 

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

Stoke ~ Stoke East

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

Stoke, East.-- par. and vil., Dorset, in SE. of co.- par., 3273 ac., pop. 582; vil., on river Frome, 3 miles W. of Wareham; P.O.

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