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Corfe Mullen, Dorset

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Corfe Mullen, Dorset

Corfe Mullen is a village in Dorset, England, on the north-western urban fringe of the South East Dorset conurbation and is part of the rural district of East Dorset. The population is 10,133 (2011). The name Corfe Mullen is derived from the Old English for a cutting or pass; 'corf' and the Old French for a Mill; 'molin'. The mill referred to is the old water mill on the River Stour, mentioned in the Domesday Book, where the village originally stood.
DistrictEast Dorset
Post townWIMBORNE
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY9897
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01202
Population10,147 (2001)
 

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

Corfe Mullen, par. and vil., E. Dorset, 2½ miles SW. of Wimborne Minster, 3086 ac., pop. 694; P.O.

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