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Holdenhurst, Dorset

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Holdenhurst, Dorset

Holdenhurst is a small isolated village situated in green belt land in the north-east suburbs of Bournemouth, England. The village comprises fewer than 30 dwellings, two farms and the parish church. There are no shops and few local facilities in the village. The village has only been accessible by car via a single narrow lane since the through route was cut off in the late 1960s by the building of the Bournemouth Spur Road. There is no public transport.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ1295
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01202

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

Holdenhurst Road ~ Holehest ~ Holeest

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

Holdenhurst, par., S. Hants, on river Stour, forming N. part of Christchurch parl. bor., 5935 ac., pop. 15,646; P.O., called Holdenhurst Road; contains part of Bournemouth.

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