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Bloxworth, Dorset

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Bloxworth, Dorset

Bloxworth is a village and civil parish in the Purbeck district of Dorset, England, situated in Wareham Forest on the A35 road 5 miles west of Poole. The village has a population of 187 (2001). Bloxworth Heath is part of Wareham Forest. The hamlet of East Bloxworth lies about a mile to the east of the village.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY8894
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
 

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

Blocheshorde

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

Bloxworth, par., SE. Dorset, 5 miles NW. of Wareham, 2776 ac., pop. 261; P.O.

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