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Church Knowle, Dorset

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Church Knowle, Dorset

Church Knowle is a small village on the Isle of Purbeck, in the county of Dorset, in the south of England. Church Knowle is situated about one mile west of Corfe Castle, four miles south of Wareham and about six miles west of Swanage. The village has a population of 303 (2001), 9.7% of dwellings are second homes. It is within the parish of Church Knowle. The church is named Saint Peter's Church.
DistrictPurbeck
Post townWAREHAM
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY9381
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01929
Population303
 

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

Knowle ~ Knowle Church

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

Church Knowle, par., SE. Dorset, 4 miles SE. of Wareham, 2920 ac., pop. 562.

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